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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
Postponed TBA, 2020 NAIT (Edmonton) Register 780–471-7713 $250.00
Postponed TBA Mount Royal University (Calgary) Kim Leong 403–440-7009 $225.00
April 24 – 26, 2020 Collicutt Centre (Red Deer) Natalie Wall 403–358-7526 $225.00
May 8 – 9, 2020 the Academy Powered by Heavens Fitness (Calgary) Brenda Stroud 403–828-0598 $225.00
June 6, 13 & 20, 2020 Red Deer College Leah Beeton 403–342-3139 $257.25
June 12 – 14, 2020 Mount Royal University (Calgary) Kim Leong 403–440-7009 $225.00
August 12 – 14, 2020 TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre (Spruce Grove) Donna McKean 780–948-3205 $245.00
September 11 – 13, 2020 the Academy Powered by Heavens Fitness (Calgary) Brenda Stroud 403–828-0598 $225.00
September 25 – 27, 2020 Red Deer College Leah Beeton 403–342-3139 $245.00
September 25 – 27, 2020 TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre (Spruce Grove) Donna McKean 780–948-3205 $245.00
January 22 – 24, 2021 Red Deer College Leah Beeton 403–342-3139 $245.00

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
May 1 – June 30, 2020 Registration deadline: April 27, 2020 780–492-4435 $240.00
June 1 – July 31, 2020 Registration deadline: May 27, 2020 780–492-4435 $240.00
July 1 – August 31, 2020 Registration deadline: July 27, 2020 780–492-4435 $240.00
November 1 – December 31, 2020 Registration deadline: October 27, 2020 780–492-4435 $240.00

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