Progress your career with our online exercise referral courses. You will learn about a whole array of common medical issues, from diabetes, obesity, hypertension, low back pain and more to stress, anxiety, depression…
It is the ideal qualification to enter in to the fitness industry at a higher level. You can treat clients on a 1-2-1 basis or on a small group basis. Your treatment will always be aimed at improving your client/patient’s medical state through the use of exercise and nutrition.
You will learn about a whole array of common medical issues, from diabetes, obesity, hypertension, low back pain and more to stress, anxiety, depression….
You will also learn about the different medications for these conditions, in addition to complimentary treatments and devising specific exercise plans for individuals with these medical conditions. A fascinating qualification that prepares you for the vast number of medical conditions you will no doubt encounter when working in the industry.
You must already be qualified to at least level 2 in gym instructing to be able to undertake this course and it’s assessments.
Some of the units you will study with our on-line sports massage courses are:
– Anatomy and Physiology (if you haven’t already qualified as a personal trainer)
– Principles of exercise
– Professional practice
– Medical conditions, their treatment, medications, side effects and co-morbidities
– How to plan for different diseases/illness
All of the theory and case study work is completed via distance, on-line study with the guidance of your tutor and all the practical is done at a workshop weekend with an assessment day when ready.
So, in a nutshell, you study the theory on-line as an independent learner, complete your portfolio with the guidance of your tutor and attend a workshop and assessment weekend to finish your course.