This leading Level 4 distance learning course for exercise and pulmonary rehabilitation professionals is the only course of its kind to be delivered in partnership with Loughborough College and The British Lung Foundation.
The course aims to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills required to design, agree and adapt a physical activity programme for adults with chronic respiratory disease.
By the end of the course candidates will have an understanding of:
The respiratory system, components of respiration, and common respiratory conditions
Medications and delivery devices used in the treatment of chronic respiratory disease
The physiological responses to exercise for this client group and the pulmonary rehabilitation assessment process
Pulmonary rehabilitation and the principles of exercise programming for individuals with chronic respiratory disease participating in community based sessions
The causes and management of breathlessness client safety, contraindications to exercise and reasons for stopping exercise
How different body systems change with age and the considerations for exercise programming for individuals with chronic respiratory disease and additional clinical conditions.
How to design and agree review and adapt a physical activity programme for clients with chronic respiratory disease
My name is Paul Cooney, As a coach in the fitness industry for over 16 years I have done it all, from spending hours and hours on the gym floor as a fitness instructor, cleaning machines, teaching classes like spin and body pump to setting up and running my own PT business within the gym that then grew into opening and running my own group training studio with over 100 members.
The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health,
common mental health disorders and issues, help reduce stigma and discrimination and encourage people
to talk about mental health.
The Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults is an classroom based qualification with, aiming to develop understanding of exercise design for older adults and the considerations based on health and adapting exercises for their specific needs.
This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to deal with the performance of other staff, the well-being and safety of customers, as well as the day-to-day operation of a sport and recreation facility.