Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
This unit, SISFFIT019 Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming, is a core unit of the Certificate IV in Fitness SIS40215. It describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to incorporate an understanding of exercise science principles into fitness instruction, programming and provision of fitness advice.
This unit applies to the use of physiological and mechanical principles in training to improve the health- and skill-related components of fitness of clients who have recently completed industry endorsed pre-exercise screening and risk stratification procedures.
This unit applies to personal trainers who typically work autonomously in controlled and uncontrolled fitness environments. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.
Elements and Performance Criteria:
1. Consolidate understanding of exercise science principles.
1.1 Source and access information on exercise science principles relevant to fitness outcomes.
1.2 Discuss/explain how understanding of exercise science principles contribute to safe/optimum technique and skill development.
1.3 Use a wide range of terminology relevant to exercise science principles and fitness outcomes.
2. Apply knowledge to own professional practice.
2.1 Assess ways in which knowledge of exercise science principles may be used, adapted or challenged in instruction and provision of fitness advice.
2.2 Identify current and emerging knowledge of exercise science principles relevant to development of own professional practice.
2.3 Use knowledge of exercise science principles in day-to-day professional practice.
2.4 Modify approach to fitness programming activities and advice as required.
3. Maintain and update knowledge of exercise science principles.
3.1 Identify and use opportunities to update and expand own knowledge of exercise science principles.
3.2 Monitor response to changes made to own professional practice or instruction.
3.3 Continue to adjust own practice to optimise results.
- Assessor Guide / Benchmarks (51 pages);
- Learners Assessment Workbook (41 pages);
- Supplementary Notes (40 pages);
- Powerpoint Slides (250);
- RPL Kit (Assessor and Participant); and,
- Assessment Matrix