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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 30, October 7, 14 & 21, 2020 Medicine Hat College Amy Risk Richardson 403–504-3548 $362.25
January 22 – 24, 2021 Red Deer College Leah Beeton 403–342-3139 $245.00
January 22 – 24, 2021 the Academy Powered by Heavens Fitness (Calgary) Brenda Stroud 403–828-0598 $249.00
January 29 – 31, 2021 TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre (Spruce Grove) Donna McKean 780–948-3205 $270.00

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
October 1 – November 30, 2020 780–492-4435 $240.00
November 1 – December 31, 2020 780–492-4435 $240.00
December 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021 780–492-4435 $240.00

Total cost – $262.50 ($240 +$10 for shipping +Gst)
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