Body Condition and Strength

Ref: C3125759

A full body workout incorporating all components of aerobics, followed by muscular strength and endurance. Learning will focus on the functions of the respiratory system and how to maintain and improve it.

Course aim

Health and fitness, managing long term conditions and achieving personal goals.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • List 4 functions of the respiratory system.
  • Describe how exercise can improve the respiratory system.
  • Work to beat.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Appropriate clothing to be worn for exercise, a plastic bottle filed with water and any medications such as sprays or inhalers. Diabetics are advised to carry something sweet.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Basic health and safety.

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member

Download full course outline

Body Condition and Strength Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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