The overall objective of this Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Clinical Exercise is to enable clinicians to prescribe exercise as a disease preventative and treatment
The overall objective of this Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Clinical Exercise is to enable clinicians to prescribe exercise as a disease preventative and treatment modality in a safe, effective, and scientific manner. Material covered in this course includes how to accurately assess activity and fitness and apply this knowledge for the safe and effective prescription of exercise. Research presented throughout this course will enable an understanding of the role of exercise in the prevention and treatment of disease, while case scenarios and group discussions will help apply this knowledge to patients with various pathologies.
This postgraduate certificate in Clinical Exercise will be delivered online and will address how physical activity and exercise can become an integral part of the patient prescription. In recent years evidence has emerged on the role of exercise as a treatment tool for those with depression, anxiety, cognitive impairment, rheumatic diseases and other conditions where exercise was not traditionally considered beneficial. This course in Clinical Exercise has been specifically designed to provide health professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to become confident at individually prescribing exercise to people with various pathologies....