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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
September 13 – 15, 2019 Mount Royal University (Calgary) Registration 403–440-6517 $225.00
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) 403–356-4900 $252.00
September 20 – 22, 2019 NWT Recreation and Parks Association (Yellowknife) Sheena Tremblay 867–669-8381 $225.00
September 25, October 2, 9 & 16, 2019 Medicine Hat College Amy Risk Richardson 403–504-3548 $315.00
October 18 – 20, 2019 Lethbridge College Tiffany Wideen 403–382-6919 $252.00
October 25 – 27, 2019 NAIT (Edmonton) Amy Eversley 780–471-7713 $240.00
October 25 – 27, 2019 TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre (Spruce Grove) Donna McKean 780–948-3205 $245.00
November 22 – 24, 2019 Cheryl Thurston (Edmonton) Registration 587–435-5313 $236.25
January 17 – 19, 2020 Red Deer College Registration (School of Con Ed) 403–356-4900 $252.00
January 17 – 19, 2020 Heavens Fitness (Calgary) Brenda Stroud 403–828-0598 $225.00
June 6, 13 & 20, 2020 Red Deer College Registration (School of Con Ed) 403–356-4900 $257.25

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
November 1 – December 31, 2019 Registration deadline: October 25, 2019 780–492-4435 $240.00
March 1 – April 30, 2020 Registration deadline: February 26, 2020 780–492-4435 $240.00
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