Foundations in physical activity and exercise course


The Fitness Alberta Foundations in physical activity and exercise course (formerly exercise theory course) covers basic fitness principles such as anatomy, physiology, movement mechanics, training and conditioning, nutrition and leadership. Foundations in physical activity and exercise is a 24-hour course and prerequisite to all other Fitness Alberta® certification courses. All Foundations in physical activity and exercise are taught by qualified and certified Fitness Alberta® Trainer-educators.

We offer this course through distance education and in-person.

Distance course

The distance course is asynchronous and designed to allow participants to work through independent study over a 12-week period. Non-graded assignments are provided throughout the course to support your work through the material. Feedback is provided to all participants and individual consultation with students is available by request. The instructor is also available for scheduled office time one hour a week. 

In-person course 

The in-person course is offered at approved agencies across Alberta. Course dates and times are scheduled according to the instructor's and facility's space availability.

Choose the option that works best for you.

Foundations in physical activity and exercise Fitness Alberta distance course January 3 - March 3 2023

Date

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Cost
$274.00

Contact
Fitness Alberta
info@aflca.ca

The Fitness Alberta Foundations distance education course is designed asynchronously to allow participants to work through the Exercise Theory Manual through independent study and on their own time. This course takes up to two months to complete from its start date.

Register course

Register by December 23, 2022

Foundations in physical activity and exercise Lethbridge College January 11-February 1 2023

Lethbridge, AB

Date

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Cost
$$274.00

Contact
LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE
403 382-6919
caylee.vogel@lethbridgecollege.ca

The Foundations in Physical Activity & Exercise course is the prerequisite to all specialization courses. Please contact the agency directly to register for this course.

Register with our agency partner

Register by January 3, 2023

Foundations in physical activity & exercise City of Red Deer January 21-23 2023

Red Deer, AB

Date

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Cost
$276.00

Contact
City of Red Deer
(403) 358-7527
Sharon.kidd@reddeer.ca

The Foundations in Physical Activity & Exercise course is the prerequisite to all specialization courses. Please contact the agency directly to register for this course.

Register

Register by January 10, 2023

Foundations in physical activity & exercise TriLeisure Centre January 27-29 2023

Spruce Grove, AB

Date

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Cost
$274.00

Contact
Transalta Tri Leisure Centre
780-948-3205
dmckean@trileisure.com

The Foundations in Physical Activity & Exercise course is the prerequisite to all specialization courses. Please contact the agency directly to register for this course.

Register

Register by January 17, 2023

Foundations in physical activity and exercise Fitness Alberta distance course February 1 - March 31 2023

Date

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Cost
$274.00

Contact
Fitness Alberta
info@aflca.ca

The Fitness Alberta Foundations distance education course is designed asynchronously to allow participants to work through the Exercise Theory Manual through independent study and on their own time. This course takes up to two months to complete from its start date.

Register course

Register by January 23, 2023

Foundations in physical activity and exercise City of Calgary February 6-15 2023

Calgary, AB

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Cost
$274.50

Contact

The Foundations in Physical Activity & Exercise course is the prerequisite to all specialization courses. Please contact the agency directly to register for this course.

Register with our agency partner

Register by January 27, 2023

Foundations in physical activity and exercise Fitness Alberta distance course March 1 - Apr 30 2023

Date

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Cost
$274.00

Contact
Fitness Alberta
info@aflca.ca

The Fitness Alberta Foundations distance education course is designed asynchronously to allow participants to work through the Exercise Theory Manual through independent study and on their own time. This course takes up to two months to complete from its start date.

Register course

Register by February 21, 2023

Foundations in physical activity and exercise Fitness Alberta distance course April 1 - May 31 2023

Date

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Cost
$274.00

Contact
Fitness Alberta
info@aflca.ca

The Fitness Alberta Foundations distance education course is designed asynchronously to allow participants to work through the Exercise Theory Manual through independent study and on their own time. This course takes up to two months to complete from its start date.

Register course

Register by March 21, 2023