Course Syllabus

University of Mumbai CCPFT Syllabus

(Vide Univ of Mumbai Letter No. Aff./ICD/16-17/137 dated Oct 20, 2016)

COURSE 1: Anatomy & Physiology of Human Body OF HUMAN BODY

UNIT I: PRINCIPLES OF ANATOMY

  1. Introduction to Human Anatomy and Energy System
  2. Skeletal System and Muscular System
  3. Respiratory System
  4. Cardiovascular System

UNIT II: PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY

  1. Muscular System
  2. Respiratory System
  3. Cardiovascular System
  4. Energy System

UNIT III: EXERCISE RELATED PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES

  1. Muscular System
  2. Respiratory System
  3. Cardiovascular System
  4. Energy System

UNIT IV: PRACTICAL EXERCISE TRAINING

  1. Cardio/Aerobic Training (Continuous Training, Interval Training, Fartlek Training, Circuit Training and Aerobic Cross Training)
  2. Resistance / Weight Training
  3. Traditional Methods of Fitness Training
  4. Thera ball Training
  5. Pilates

COURSE 2: Principles of Kinesiology & Biomechanics

UNIT I: APPLIED AND STRUCTURAL KINESIOLOGY

  1. Meaning, scope and importance of kinesiology in Health Fitness
  2. Aim, objectives and need of kinesiology
  3. Role of Kinesiological in Exercise and Sports
  4. Kinesiological and movement analysis

UNIT II: PRICIPLES OF BIOMECHANICS

  1. Balance and Stability
  2. Applied Weights and Resistances
  3. Motion (Newton’s laws) and Levers: Classification
  4. Application of Biomechanical Principles to Activity – Walking – Running – Lifting and Body Mechanics

UNIT III: POSTURAL DEFORMITIES AND PRINCIPLES OF FLEXIBILITY

  1. Postural Deformities (Types, Causes and Remedies & Prevention)
  2. Definitions and Mechanics of Stretch and Flexibility (Stretch Reflex)
  3. Types of Stretching – Static Stretching – Ballistic Stretching – Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)- Contraction- Relaxation
  4. Factor Affecting Flexibility and Principles of Stretching

UNIT IV: PRACTICAL SPECIALISED EXERCISE TRAINING

  1. Flexibility Training – Active Stretch – Passive Stretch – Sports Specific Stretches – Stretches with Thera ball, Functional Range of Motion
  2. Functional Training and Pilates
  3. Plyometric for Power and Agility
  4. Sports Yoga
  5. Water Fitness

COURSE 3: Principles & Theory of Personal Fitness Training

UNIT I: HEALTH APPRAISAL AND FITNESS TESTING

  1. Health Screening
  2. Informed Consent
  3. Risk Stratification
  4. Documentation and Legal Issue

UNIT II: EXERCISE PRINCIPLES

  1. Components of Exercise Prescription
  2. Principles of Cardiorespiratory Endurance Exercise
  3. Strength Training Principles
  4. Flexibility Training

UNIT III: ADVANCE TRAINING PRINCIPLES AND PROGRAMMING

  1. Basic and Advance Training Principles
  2. Learning Your Body Type
  3. Periodisation- Basic, Advanced and Competition Training Programming
  4. Exercise Prescription and Scheduling
  5. Exercise components
  6. Strength Training Exercises (upper body and lower body)
  7. Scheduling Principles

UNIT IV: PRACTICAL TEST AND MEASUREMENT

  1. Standard Measurements (Height, Weight, Heart Rate and Blood Pressure)
  2. Body Composition
  3. Cardiorespiratory Endurance Tests (Field tests, Treadmill tests and Step tests)
  4. Strength and Muscular Endurance Flexibility Test

COURSE 4: Basic Nutrition, Weight Management, Safety & Injury Management

UNIT I: BASIC NUTRITION MANAGEMENT

  1. Basic Nutrition
    1. Macro Nutrient
    2. Micro Nutrient
    3. Fluids
  2. Nutritional Supplements and Effect on performance
  3. Nutrition Management
  4. Estimating adequate daily Energy Intake

UNIT II: WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

  1. Weight Related Term
  2. Relation of Body Composition to Health
  3. Body Fat Distribution Pattern and modifying Body Composition
  4. Inappropriate Methods of Weight Loss and Female Athlete Triad

UNIT III: SAFETY AND INJURY PREVENTION

  1. Potential Sources of Risk
  2. Safety in The Fitness Centre
    1. Creating a safe Environment
    2. Equipment – Furniture and Fixture – Supplies and Small Equipment
  3. Proper Documentation
  4. Sports Injury
    1. Tissue Injury – Tissue Reaction to Injury Inflammation and the Healing Process
    2. Treatment – Follow-Up Treatment – Rehabilitation
    3. Upper Extremity Condition – Lower Extremity Condition
    4. Environmental Impact on Injuries

 

Unit IV: PRACTICAL DIET AND EXERCISE WITH SPECIAL POPULATION

  1. Exercise with Special Population
    1. Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus and Arthritis
    2. Senior Adults Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Hyperlipidaemia
    3. Youth Exercise, Osteoporosis, Asthma and Obesity
    4. Pregnancy (by Trimester) and Orthopaedic Injuries and Disorder
  2. Calculation of Daily Calories requirement
  3. Menu Planning
  4. Designing Balance Diet for Sedentary and Sports people