Analyzing The Weekly Learning And Practical Activities Completed

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Describe the weekly learning and practical activities completed this week:

In Week 5, there was a range of activities which I completed, this included;

Watching four online lectures which introduced me to the concept of muscular fitness. The online videos were really interesting in describing the different components of muscular fitness and how beneficial it is to an individual’s health. In addition, the video’s described how to assess muscular fitness by using a range of tests and the different methods, modes and systems of resistance training. Furthermore, online lecture 4 highlighted the importance of assessing muscular fitness in certain/special population groups within our society.

- Taking part in the practical on Thursday morning. During the practical, I had to calculate my Maximal Aerobic Speed Training (MAS) from the score which I obtained from the Multi-stage fitness test two weeks prior. I then had to complete a MAS work out and record my % heart rate and % heart rate reservoir. Finally, in our groups, we had to develop a training program for an elite athlete using MAS training.

Select one of the weekly learning aims or ESSA learning outcomes and discuss how it relates to the weekly learning and practical activities.

One of the learning aims for this week was ‘Define muscular fitness, strength, and endurance and discuss the health and fitness benefits of resistance training’. This aim was covered in the first online lecture of Week 5. The lecture…

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