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Exercise Prescription for Fitness and Health

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  • 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
    1st Nov 2021
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 is 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 (Ex Rx) 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, heath coaches, physical therapists, physical instructors and other individuals involved in exercise prescription for fitness and disease management

Course validity: 3 months. There will be an extra charge on 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.

Accreditation Partner(s)
Faculty
Faculty
Dr. Sumiran Passey
4.6

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

Next Batch Start Date 1st Nov 2021

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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