< Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes management
Course Information (Delivered in English)
Gain the skills and insight to help your PT clients better manage obesity or diabetes.
Obesity and diabetes both pose serious threats to the health of people all over the world. Our Obesity and Diabetes Management course is designed to provide you with the knowledge to ensure safe and effective exercise programming for obese and or diabetic clients.
We will cover:
An overview of of the main biological, environmental, neurological and psychological factors contributing towards obesity and diabetes.
The key risk factors of Obesity and Diabetes and their biological implications.
The key role that exercise and lifestyle change has on reducing the health risks of these diseases.
How to communicate with empathy an understanding as well as how to set a realistic action plan without patronizing the client.
Modifications for exercise to help reduce the risk of injury and disease as well as how to choose exercises that empower the client rather than frustrate them.
The biomechanical, neurological and hormonal factors that affect exercise choice when training the obese or diabetic client.
This course is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at Level 4, as well as meeting the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status.
Pre-requisites: Must have done the level 3 Diploma in Supporting clients with Long Term Conditions (please note this is different to level 3 Personal Training Diploma)