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You might be familiar with how to do an exercise and what foods are good for you, but do you understand the science behind it?  This knowledge is especially important if you intend to have a career in health science and fitness. Learn how to apply science to your personal training and exercise routines.

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In this health science course, you will have the opportunity to explore the human body and each of the systems that are at work within it. Starting with the bones and muscles (knowledge of which is fundamental to being a great fitness trainer) you will learn about the anatomy and physiology of each of these tissues and how they work together to help the body move efficiently and effectively.

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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in The Science of Health & Fitness Certificate.

Career Pathways

  • Fitness Trainer
  • Gym Instructor
  • Personal Trainer
  • Specialist Exercise Trainer
  • Boot Camp Instructor
  • Exercise Therapist
  • Fitness Centre Advisor

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Assessments are short answer and multiple choice

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Sample extract from our online Science of Health and Fitness course:

This course provides an introduction to human anatomy and physiology and interesting applications to exercise. Anyone motivated to develop their understanding of human structure and function for the purpose of advancing their knowledge of how the body responds to exercise would benefit from these studies.

You will learn about the body’s structure, function and response to exercise and become familiar with the human structure and function for the purpose of advancing your knowledge of how the body responds to exercise.

You will also get access to a number of government provided information packs from the Department of Health. These brochures are a fantastic resource to provide your clients. Extract from one of these is below:

Being physically active and limiting your sedentary behaviour every day is essential for your health and well-being. This brochure presents Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for all adults aged 18 to 64 years, irrespective of cultural background, gender or ability. It also provides you with information about the benefits of being physically active, as well as tips and ideas for ways to move more every day. More information about healthy living, including references to other Australian Government guidelines concerning healthy weight and healthy eating, can be found at

If you would like to preview this health science course in more detail or find out how it can help you secure a new career in health and fitness, click on DEMO above or call our team on 1300 611 404. You may also be interested in these online nutrition courses.


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