SPECIAL POPULATIONS: EXERCISE CONSIDERATIONS AND PROGRAM DESIGN

This exercise considerations and program design course for special populations discusses the significance of exercise in both the prevention and intervention of chronic disease. Exercise prescription protocols, and evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs will be discussed.

In particular, this course discusses exercise for individuals who have certain cardiovascular, metabolic, pulmonary, neurodegenerative diseases and more; it provides understanding of the limitations for various populations and how to modify exercise to meet their needs.  

Special Populations Course Learning Objectives include:

  • Background on potential causes and pathology of chronic conditions
  • Discussion regarding Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Persons with Chronic Conditions 
  • Identification of safe, effective, and efficient exercise for clients with chronic conditions
  • Analysis and implementation of exercise programs for many chronic diseases; including, heart disease (hypertension, dysrhythmias, congestive heart failure), respiratory disease (chronic and restrictive pulmonary disease), metabolic (diabetes, cancer), neurodegenerative (Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis)
  • Exercise protocols within the personal trainers’ scope of practice
  • Examine and integrate a physician’s recommendations into your personal training exercise program for clients
  • Exercise response(s) to an acute bout of exercise
  • Adaptations to training for clients with chronic conditions
  • Prevention of chronic disease through exercise and environmental factors

Presenter: Mike Maziekas

 

October 12th, 2019 9:00 AM   through   October 13th, 2019 4:30 PM
Hofstra University
Oak Street Center room 0101
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States
Fee $ 270.00
Course Credit
Credit 10

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