Duration: 2 hours

Understand the meaning of words that describe physiological and anatomical features in the cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune systems, including disorders.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Understand the meaning of words that describe physiological and anatomical features in the digestive and excretory systems, including disorders.
Duration: 1.5 hours

Understand the meaning of words that describe physiological and anatomical features in the skin, including disorders.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Understand the meaning of words which describe medical tools, equipment and procedures.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Understand the meaning of words that describe physiological and anatomical features in the musculoskeletal system, including disorders.
Duration: 1.5 hours

Understand the meaning of words that describe physiological and anatomical features in the nervous and sensory systems, including disorders.
Duration: 3.5 hours

Learn about pharmacological terminology. Pharmacology is the study of drugs, specifically bioactive drugs.
Duration: 2 hours

Understand the meaning of words that describe physiological and anatomical features in the respiratory and reproductive systems, including disorders.
Duration: 2 hours

Understand the scope and nature of terminology used in medicine and allied professions.
Duration: 2 hours

This course will take you from concepts of anatomy and physiology, terminology commonly used when it comes to back pain to injury prevention and treatment options for each type of spinal or muscular injury.
Duration: 3 hours

In this course, you will get a basic understanding of sources of ATP, energy production pathways from different foods, what happens during exercises, fatigue, recovery, human anatomy, factors affecting performance, and more.
Duration: 3 hours

Develop an understanding of the main differences between exercising indoors and outdoors; learn about the characteristics of each equipment for aerobic exercises; how to make decisions that will have a positive impact on reaching your fitness goals.
Duration: 2.5 hours

You will learn about exercise movement components, how often, intensity and interval you can train, where to run or walk, what to monitor in order to avoid injuries, and fundamentals of swimming, cycling, surfing, boxing, cross-training, stretching, and several other exercises that can be done indoors or outdoors.
Duration: 2 hours

In this course, you will learn why fitness tests are done, what can be measured (e.g. body fat, weight, lung capacity, cardiovascular score and more) and how these parameters are measured.
Duration: 2 hours

In this course, you will learn how to design exercise programs; decide the duration of the sessions based on fitness goals; learn the common steps applied in aerobic classes; simple exercises to use in your programs.
Duration: 1.5 hours

In this course, you will learn the fundamental process of screening clients to determine their health in performing the exercises; examples of checklists for safety maintenance in aerobic facilities; screening questionnaires; medical clearance form.
Duration: 1.5 hours

In this course, you will learn what to keep in mind when designing programs for pregnant women, elderly, people with disability, adaptive athletes, children or those with health concerns.
Duration: 3 hours

You will learn the nutritional value of foods, individual requirements; the amount of carbohydrate, fat, protein, fibre, minerals, vitamins present in a range of foods; daily recommendations and more.
Duration: 1 hour

In this course, you will learn where to find reliable nutritional information, weight loss plans, different types of supplementation and what to bear in mind when researching the best diet for you.
Duration: 2 hours

You will learn how much energy is required for each daily activity; learn to calculate basal metabolic rate; lean body mass; total daily energy expenditure; dietary requirements by different groups of people; allergies; intolerance and more.
Duration: 3 hours

You will understand the relationship between diet and diseases; how it affects organ functions; metabolism; nutritional requirements; diseases and nutritional deficiencies.
Duration: 2.5 hours

In this course, you will learn what recommended daily intake (RDI) is; population based nutrient requirements; nutritional requirements in each life stage; healthy eating; digestion; how the digestive system functions.
Duration: 2 hours

All kinds of chemical compounds occur in plants. Some are toxic, some may be toxic in high quantities, and others may be required in high concentrations to be of any use. Knowledge of these chemicals, and an understanding of what effect they may have, is imperative for herbalists.
Duration: 5 hours

There are literally hundreds if not thousands of plants that have been used for medicinal purposes. Those listed here are but a selection.
Duration: 1 hour

Herbs have been used by humans for many thousands of years. Over the course of this time our understanding of their effects on our bodies has been learnt - initially through trial and error, and observations, then later through clinical trials. Today our knowledge of plants has given rise to a growing industry in botanical medicine.
Duration: 1 hour

Herbs may be used externally in tinctures where they are mixed with alcohol, as ointments or in hot baths. For internal use, herbs may be prepared as teas or infusions.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Working with medicinal herbs offers many possibilities from herb farms to botany, and aromatherapy to complementary medicine. Despite living in an industrialised world, our connection with medicinal herbs and their bioactive ingredients is as significant today as it ever has been.
Duration: 3hours

To properly engage in the field of building biology/health it is important to understand the impact that the sounding areas and the building itself can have on our health. The following material examines the interaction between buildings and the wider environment. For some of you it may be new, for others it may reaffirm knowledge that is already understood.
Duration: 3 hours

Develop an understanding of the physical changes that occur in puberty.
Duration: 1.5+ hours

The human body exchanges gas with the external environment, taking in oxygen rich air and returning carbon dioxide rich air. Learn about the physiology of gas exchange and transport here.
Duration: 2 hours

The part of the brain dedicated to controlling the cardiovascular system is called the cardiovascular centre (CV centre). It is in a part of the brain called the medulla oblongata and it controls variables, such as: heart rate (HR), stroke volume (SV), and blood vessel diameter. In this course, you will learn the physiology of cardio-respiratory control and the nervous system, what happens during physical activities.
Duration: 2 hours

There is an array of different diseases that fall under the category of cardiovascular disease. In fact cardiovascular disease is not one specific disease, but rather an umbrella term encompassing any disease affecting any part of the cardiovascular system; the heart (cardio-) or the blood vessels (vascular).
Within this group there are several specific diseases, some of which we will now look at.
Duration: 2 hours

Explain how blood affects human health, including its nature, how it works and its significance.
Duration: 2 hours

Whether we're awake or asleep, we don't have to think about breathing - it's so vital to life that it happens automatically. Each day, we breathe about 20,000 times, and by the time we're 70 years old, we will have taken at least 600 million breaths.
Duration: 2 hours

Learn about factors that affect weight in the human body. The prevalence of obesity is increasing in all age groups, in an increasing number of populations worldwide. The rise in obesity rates has been accompanied by an increase in the range of opportunities to develop weight loss services designed to help clients not only lose weight, but also increase their fitness levels. In this course we shall examine how to set up effective weight loss services and provide you with the knowledge and skills to support these services.
Duration: 1.5 - 2.0 hours

You will learn the fundamentals of bioenergetics, how energy is used in the human body to create work and power; anaerobic metabolism, aerobic metabolism, recovery after physical activities, ATP movement, breathing, lactic acid, and more.
Duration: 2 hours

Learn about blood flow, gas transport, what regulates the release of oxygen by haemoglobin, exercise, oxygen and carbon dioxide regulation, exchange of nutrients, gases and transport of metabolic wastes via the circulatory system.
Learn about temperature regulation in the body. Humans are "homoeothermic", otherwise known as endothermic, which means that they maintain a steady body temperature like other mammals, and birds. Bodily temperature is controlled by the hypothalamus. Slight variations in body temperature cause the hypothalamus to send nerve impulses causing actions to either raise or lower temperature. Even the slightest body temperature changes will cause different and harmful reactions in humans.
Duration: 2 hours

In this course you will learn about the major energy pathways during resting, work, recovery; you will learn aerobic capacity, how much oxygen is consumed during exercise, metabolism, nutritional values from different types of food, and more.
Duration: 3 hours

Learn how to manage diet to optimise dental health.

Duration: 2 hours

Learn about detoxification - methods, purpose and efficacy. Detoxification is the process of reducing the concentration of toxins which have accumulated in the body and brings these antagonistic compounds back to a level which the body is better able to cope with. The net result should be greater vitality and a stronger constitution. The body should therefore be less prone to disease, or other problems.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Learn about the role of dietary fibre in the diet and how it relates to bowel diseases.
Duration: 3.5 hours

Learn how different physical methods of food intake can affect health, including the time and order of eating, and chewing. Also, learn how to formulate a nutritionally balanced vegetarian diet.
Duration: 4 hours

Learn about procedures to identify and avoid food poisoning. Food poisoning, although ever present, is also preventable. Correct handling and storage techniques for food can help prevent risk of illness.
Duration: 3.5 hours

Learn how to manage food sensitivity problems. People vary in their ability to digest different foods and expel different waste products. What might be a valuable food to one person might be a toxin to another.
Duration: 4 hours

Learn about different food related health problems.
Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

With this course you will be able to explain the significance of the acid-base balance in the body when exposed to physical activities.
Duration: 2 hours

With this course you will learn the movement of materials in and out of living cells and more.
Duration: 2 hours

With this course you will learn what changing atmospheric pressure does on the body and how it responds to it.
Duration: 2 hours

Ergogenic supplements are designed to enhance energy utilization and energy production. With this course you will learn what ergogenic aids are and how they can be used to improve body performance during activity/exercise.