REPS 4 accredited course for health care and fitness professionals wishing to deliver exercise to people with a range of long-term neurological conditions.
A collaborative course designed by leading UK physiotherapists, clinicians and fitness professionals. It can be taken as a standalone module, alongside the existing Functional Recovery from Stroke module or as part of the Rehabilitation PGCert, PGDip or MSc.
This course is based on the outcomes of extensive research by the Centre for Movement, Occupational and Rehabilitation Sciences (MOReS) at Oxford Brookes University, into neurological populations and the effects exercise has on people with conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. The course has been developed with the support of renowned UK clinicians working in neurology and neuro-rehabilitation.
WHY ENROL ON THIS COURSE
The course is made up of 5 units covering:
Nervous system, muscle and trauma
Fitness principles and musculoskeletal co-morbidities
Acquired Brain Injury
Lifestyle and behaviour modification change
Prescription, programming and rehabilitation
Delivery of materials is through 6 months of on-line learning with 2 weekends of lectures, workshops and practicals. There is on-line support throughout the duration of the course and weekly support sessions where a tutor will be available.
This 20 level M CATS points module is fully endorsed by Skills Active at Level 4 Physical Activity and Health and leads to a Register for Exercise Professionals qualification Level 4 (prior level 3 exercise referral instructor accreditation required). It can be taken as a standalone course and can also count towards the MSc / PGDip in Rehabilitation.