FD13 – Mod 3: Basic Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Coaches

Module Overview

This module presents the necessary background knowledge that coaches or personal fitness trainers need to understand how the muscles and joints work to effect movement. The module presents over 30 of the key movement muscles in the human body, their function and what they help the body to move. It also examines various ways how to stretch and strengthen each muscle.

Module Objectives

To ensure that the course participant understands basic anatomy and physiology so as to understand how training effects the body and how the body responds to movement pattern demands in sport, in fitness and in daily living. While understanding the working and function of many muscles are important, it is of more importance to the coaches or fitness trainers how to stretch these muscles if they become tight and how to strengthen them if they become weak,

Course Topics

The following topics covered in this course are:

  • Introduction to the Module
  • Basic Terminology and Definitions
  • Structure and Systems of the Human Body
  • Basic Kinesiology
  • How the Muscles work
  • Muscles of the Arms and Shoulder
  • Muscles of the Anterior Torso
  • Muscles of the Posterior Torso
  • Muscles of the Upper Leg
  • Muscles of the Lower Leg
  • The Classification of Joints
  • The Knee Joint
  • The Hip Joint
  • The Ankle Joint
  • The Shoulder Joint

 Module Information

This module is delivered in modular format. As soon as you gain entry to the module all the module content is accessible. The module contain of a series of 10 topics. We encourage participants to study them in the order presented. Course Assessment must be attempted before the final 5 days of enrolment. Assessment for the course is by MCQ. This MCQ contains 20 questions. Each question will have 4 possible answers. Some questions will have more than one correct answer.

Advice for Participants

A MCQ can only be attempted ONCE. It is your responsibility to ensure that mobile phones are turned-off and you should seek to be alone for the duration of the MCQ. One is allowed 45 minutes to complete the MCQ. However one should be able to complete in 30 minutes.

In the case of failing an MCQ arrangements can be made to allow a second attempt. As soon as you have submitted the Course MCQ, you are asked to email admin@premiersportscollege.com to let us know that you have completed the course.

Course Enrolment Details

Each participant is enrolled for 60 days and is given this period in which to complete the course and the end of course assessment. If one has problems with completing the course in 60 days, they are advised to email admin@premiersportscollege.com to ask for an extension. The request must arrive before the 5th last day of enrolment.

To Purchase the Course or the Module

Intending participants can go to the college home page and on the top right hand corner ensure you select your correct location as this will give one the choice of paying by Euro, Sterling or Dollar. This course can be purchased module by module (€89.95 per module)  or the full course can be purchased for €599.00.

For those who wish to purchase this course or module purchasing is done via PayPal and therefore all transactions remain private and confidential to the client/coach/personal trainer/student.

Pay and Enrol

Fee for FD13 – Mod 3: Basic Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Coaches: $99.95
Or Pay for full course
Fee for FD1 – International Diploma in Functional Movement, Analysis and Development: $695.00