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Exercise Theory

EXERCISE THEORY

A minimum 24 hour course covering basic fitness principles and a variety of activity experiences. Course topics include: anatomy, physiology, movement mechanics, training and conditioning, nutrition, leadership and health and fitness. The Exercise Theory course is the prerequisite to all specialization courses. All courses cover the same information even if they are scheduled differently.

Please contact the agency directly to register for a course or search for their website as you may be able to register online.

For AFLCA Certification Information

Date Location Contact Phone Fee
June 8, 15 & 22, 2019 Red Deer College Registration (School of Con Ed) 403–356-4900 $252.00
June 14, 16, 21 & 23, 2019 Trico Centre for Family Wellness (Calgary) Robin O’Grady 403–667-8890 $225.00
June 21 – 23, 2019 Heavens Fitness (Calgary) Brenda Stroud 403–263-3113 $225.00
June 21 – 23, 2019 NWT Recreation and Parks Association (Hay River) Sheena Tremblay 867–669-8381 $225.00
June 21 – 23, 2019 C.A. Change (Edmonton) Registration 587–435-5313 $236.25
July 5 – 7, 2019 NWT Recreation and Parks Association (Fort Simpson) Sheena Tremblay 867–669-8381 $225.00
July 12 – 14, 2019 Dow Centennial Centre (Fort Saskatchewan) Angie Galloway 780–992-6407 $246.00
July 19 – 21, 2019 CharKinley Services Ltd. (Leduc) Diane Charko 587–336-3617 $260.00
July 31 – August 2, 2019 TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre (Spruce Grove) Donna McKean 780–948-3205 $245.00
September 20 – 22, 2019 Heavens Fitness (Calgary) Brenda Stroud 403–828-0598 $225.00
September 20 – 22, 2019 Red Deer College Registration (School of Con Ed) Register after July 1 $252.00
September 20 – 22, 2019 NWT Recreation and Parks Association (Yellowknife) Sheena Tremblay 867–669-8381 $225.00
November 22 – 24, 2019 C.A. Change (Edmonton) Registration 587–435-5313 $236.25
January 17 – 19, 2020 Red Deer College Registration (School of Con Ed) Register after July 1 $252.00

Exercise Theory Distance Education

The Exercise Theory Distance Course has been designed to allow participants to work through the Exercise Theory Manual through independent study and on their own time. There are specific start times for the course as listed below. Please note this course takes two months to complete from its start date. An AFLCA Trainer oversees the course and is available to answer any questions you may have. The Trainer will provide assignments throughout the course to assist participants with their learning. Course topics include: anatomy, physiology, movement mechanics, training and conditioning, nutrition, leadership and health and fitness.

Note: An Exercise Theory manual and Distance Education Workbook are included in the course fee.
The Exercise Theory course is the prerequisite to Specialization courses.

Date Registration Deadline Phone Fee
July 1 – August 31, 2019 Registration deadline: June 21, 2019 780–492-4435 $240.00
November 1 – December 31, 2019 Registration deadline: October 25, 2019 780–492-4435 $240.00
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