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Exercise Prescription for Fitness and Health

4.5/5
  • Learn the principles underlying measurement of health-related fitness and exercise testing
  • Provide guideline-based recommendations to healthy adults with the goal of improving physical fitness and health
  • Learn to provide exercise prescription in special populations such as children, adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults
  • Provide evidence-based exercise recommendations to those with common disease conditions
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Exercise Prescription for Fitness and Health
4.5/5
Key Features
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    Learn the principles underlying measurement of health-related fitness and exercise testing
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    Provide guideline-based recommendations to healthy adults with the goal of improving physical fitness and health
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    Learn to provide exercise prescription in special populations such as children, adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults
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    Provide evidence-based exercise recommendations to those with common disease conditions
  •  Course Duration
    3 Months
  •  Next Batch Date
    3rd Oct 2022
5,000*

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Course Description

The benefits of physical exercise on fitness and disease prevention are a well-established fact. Regular physical activity can help reduce the risk of several health conditions and diseases and is known to improve the overall quality of life. Exercise has become a therapeutic tool for many health conditions. Fitness instructors and healthcare professionals are involved in recommending exercise regimens to healthy subjects and those with disease conditions. When clients have a chronic health condition, they might have many questions about exercising, such as, which exercises are safe, how frequently to exercise, how long to exercise, and precautions to take during exercising. The ‘Exercise Prescription for Fitness and Health’ course has been designed to provide the students with the knowledge required to develop safe and effective exercise programs based on the background information collected from the client, following evidence-based principles of training, and proper exercise techniques.

You will learn about the recommendations for the Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Type (FITT) of exercise prescription. The student will understand the principles of exercise prescription (ExRx) which they can apply to develop an individually tailored exercise prescription for healthy adults who aim to improve their physical fitness and health. Furthermore, the student will learn exercise prescription guidelines and recommendations in special populations such as children, adolescents, individuals with low back pain (LBP), pregnant women, and older adults, along with those with chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, etc. Overall, the course contains about 6-hours of learning material that you can complete over 12-weeks.

What you will learn?

1. Physical activity and exercise
Physical fitness

2. Health-related fitness and exercise testing
Measuring health-related fitness

3. Exercise Prescription
Components of exercise prescription
General considerations for exercise prescription
Exercise prescription in children and adolescents
Exercise prescription in older adults
Exercise prescription in pregnancy

4. Exercise prescription for special conditions
Lower back pain
Arthritis
Cardiovascular diseases
Pulmonary diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Metabolic Syndrome
Overweight and obesity
Cancer
Others

5. Strategies for enhancing exercise prescription

Course Eligibility: Fitness instructors and enthusiasts, yoga coaches, wellness coaches, wellness center managers, doctors, health coaches, physical therapists, physical instructors, and other individuals involved in exercise prescription for fitness and disease management

Course validity: 4 months. There will be an extra charge for the extension of the course validity.

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5,000*

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

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FAQs
1. Course related
  • Is this course recognized by MCI?
    • Medical Council of India does not recognize courses that are offered through online or blended learning platform. In collaboration with leading industry experts, we provide you with the best state-of-the art learning content with an endeavor to train you to become well-equipped and proficient in patient care through this course.
2. Eligibility for the course
  • Fitness instructors and enthusiasts, yoga coaches, wellness coaches, wellness center managers, doctors, health coaches, physical therapists, physical instructors, and other individuals involved in exercise prescription for fitness and disease management
3. What is a hands-on training program?
  • Hands-on training means training in an environment that permits each student to have experience performing tasks, making decisions, or using equipment appropriate to the job assignment for which the training is being conducted. The student assigned for these programs will be observing all procedures performed by the consultant and depending on the student’s abilities and skill set displayed at the hospital, he/she will get to assist the consultant.
4. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on kite.medvarsity using the login ID and password provided to you or click on “LOG IN USING YOUR ACCOUNT ON Google” and enter your Email ID: Gmail ID (Only if Gmail ID mentioned in the Application) & Password. In case you don’t have access to login ID and password, write to us at [email protected] & quote your registered email ID.
  • What If I am unable to open/access the course?
5. Assessment and Exams
  • How will the assessments be for course?
    • All assessments will be based on online tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the final test in each level in the first attempt?
    • You will be given three attempts to clear the tests. If you are not able to clear the final test for the Level in three attempts, you will have to pay re-activation fees. Contact Toll free (1800-103-6006) or write to us at [email protected]
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at [email protected], directing it to the academics team.
6. Certification

When will I get my certificate?

We have now gone online, once you successfully pass your final exam and below conditions are met:

Contact program Completed (if Applicable).

Viva to be cleared (if Applicable).

Logbook / Project Submission (if applicable).

Course duration to be complete.

Necessary documents should be submitted in full.

If the above credentials are fulfilled, your E-Certificate will be mailed to your registered E-Mail ID.

  • Will I get the certificate before the course duration?

Even in case, you complete all the online modules and exams much before your course end date, the certificate can be made available only after the course duration is complete. In other words, invariable of how early you complete the course, the certificate shall be made available only when the course duration is over.

7. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case to case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners but no job guarantee is provided.
8. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?
Faculty
Faculty
Dr. Sumiran Passey
4.6

MBBS, MD (Sports medicine), FIFA Diploma in Football medicine

Next Batch Start Date 3rd Oct 2022

Course Duration

3 Months

Faculty

Faculty
Dr. Sumiran Passey
4.6

MBBS, MD (Sports medicine), FIFA Diploma in Football medicine

Accreditation Partner(s)

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