This qualification is aimed at qualified fitness professionals who wish to learn how to provide assistance/advice and design exercise programmes for people with certain medical conditions which put their health at risk.
Before enrolling on this course, you must have the Level 2 certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym based exercise
The units covered are:
1.Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health (Not required if you hold a recognised level 3 Anatomy and Physiology qualification)
2.Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme (Not required if you hold a recognised level 3 Nutrition qualification)
3.Instructing Exercise with Referred Patients
4.Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors
5.Understanding Medical Conditions for Exercise Referral
6.Planning Exercise Referral Programmes with Patients
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