The new courses and top quality content keeps coming! We have a brilliant new 5 course physical activity programme for you to sink your teeth into. This is a really rewarding series and will enable you to understand not just why physical activity is important but why it is essential for our patients.
The opposite side of the activity coin is of course inactivity and this has a monumental effect on a persons health. Inactivity is nothing short of a global health crisis and is a leading cause of global mortality through the manifestation of non-communicable disease.This has created an urgent need for health care professionals to develop effective approaches for including physical activity in treatment plans for patient. Is there a better profession to take the lead on combating this crisis than ourselves?
Aims of the Programme
This programme of courses is designed to help healthcare professionals understand the size of the problem of physical inactivity in populations globally, the role of physical inactivity in the causation of a number of conditions and the benefits of exercise in treatment and prevention, and to encourage those who access the course to perform and evaluate interventions to increase physical activity in their settings. This course will give you the confidence, competencies and capabilities, to offer safe and effective physical activity and exercise advice. It also aims to inspire and support all health care professionals to lead on physical activity advocacy and action within your practice, from local to global action.
This programme consists of five separate online courses and an assignment. Let’s take a look at the courses.