Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral – Belfast
One day with an experienced tutor plus one practical assessment
Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
Professional practice for exercise referral instructors
Understanding medical conditions for exercise referral
Planning exercise referral programmes with patients
Instructing exercise with referred patients
Pathophysiology – diseases progression and the associated functional changes i.e. death of tissue, pathophysiology of specified medical conditions (cardiac, respiratory, vascular, metabolic, systemic, body composition, orthopaedic, hormonal, psychological).
Clinical signs – of specified medical conditions (e.g. blood pressure, blood tests, respiratory, anthropometric, X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), physical measures/observations, movement), GP diagnosis.
Symptoms – how the disease manifests itself from a patient’s perspective, changes in, for example, breathing, sleep, lethargy, urination, vision, swelling, weight loss/ gain, appetite, fractures, pain, aches, behaviour, concentration, heart rate, sweating, development of headaches, fever, dizziness, stomach disorders.
Common causes of specified medical conditions: Biological and psychological disorders, risk factors associated with each specified medical condition.
Modifiable risk factors – smoking, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, physical inactivity, type 2 diabetes, obesity, stress, fibrogen levels.
Non-modifiable risk factors – age, gender, family history, ethnic origin, type 1 diabetes.
Practical assessment – Take your client (friend) through a programme you design
No written exam
Our courses are Internationally Accredited through an OFQUAL Awarding Body and are REPS recognised. You will receive a Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
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UK and Ireland wide
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