EXERCISE REFERRAL RESOURCES

APPLIED ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (Not required if you have a PT qualification)

NUTRITION (Not required if you have a PT qualification)

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE FOR EXERCISE REFERRAL INSTRUCTORS

UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL CONDITIONS FOR EXERCISE REFERRAL

Using credible resources including the following, you must understand the following medical conditions thoroughly:

  • Hypertension

  • Hypercholesterolaemia

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Asthma

  • Obesity

  • Diabetes Type 1 and 2

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Rheuamatoid Arthritis

  • Osteoporosis

  • Depression

  • Stress

  • Anxiety

  • Simple Mechanical Back Pain

  • Joint Replacement

 

You should be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology, sign and symptoms including progressions of the conditions

  • Describe the common causes

  • Identify common drug, surgical or therapeutic interventions

  • Describe the desired effects and side effects of common medications on patient's exercise response

  • Describe how lifestyle modification including nutrition and physical activity changes can be used in addition to medical therapies

  • Explain the risks of exercise for patients

  • Explain how exercise can benefit patients

  • Evaluate the risks of exercise against the benefits of exercise for patients

 

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/diabetes/

https://www.who.int/health-topics/diabetes

https://www.bhf.org.uk/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cardiovascular-disease/

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/cardiovascular-diseases-(cvds)

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd/

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-(copd)

https://www.asthma.org.uk/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/asthma/

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/asthma

https://www.arthritis.org/home

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/arthritis/

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/musculoskeletal-conditions

https://www.mind.org.uk/

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/

https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/obesity/

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/obesity-and-overweight

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/osteoporosis/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/hip-replacement/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/back-pain/

https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/

PLANNING EXERCISE REFERRAL PROGRAMMES WITH PATIENTS

INSTRUCTING EXERCISE WITH REFERRED PATIENTS

APPLIED A&P MOCK EXAMS

NUTRITION MOCK EXAMS

LEARNER ASSESSMENT RECORD

Exercise Referral LAR (Please download and rename using your first and last names as well as the original title)

YMARK WORKSHEETS

http://elearning.ymca.co.uk/cyq/  

(Username is your email address that you registered with and password is 'changeme'. do not 'create new account' as YMCA awards will do this for you!)

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