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Obesity, Diabetes & Functional Fitness

Online - Study at your own pace.

  • Started 1 Feb
  • 120 British pounds
  • Online Session

Service Description

Module Aim This course helps CrossFit Affiliates or those working in functional fitness to gain confidence when working with individuals who are living with or undergoing treatment for Obesity and or Diabetes Type 2. The course also covers consideration when working with Type 1 Diabetics. Not only will this course help you to understand how to advise and encourage increased physical activity for those living with Obesity and or Diabetes you will learn the about the main side effects of different treatments and you can adapt classes to reduce and manage side effects during exercise. The course will help also help Affiliates to design exercise programmes in line with individuals’ barriers to exercises helping to facilitate reversal of Type 2 diabetes and obesity, manage Type 1 diabetes and maintain activities of daily life and mental well-being. Specifically, the module content will involve developing a critical understanding of the following areas in relation to working within a CrossFit/Functional Fitness Box: • Understanding the causes and prevalence of Obesity in the UK and Globally • What is Obesity? The physiological effects of Obesity. • Pharmaceutical intervention related to the treatment of Obesity • Measurement protocols associated with the monitoring of obese clients • Present guidelines for Physical activity for obese clients • Effects of exercise on individuals with Diabetes Mellitus and/or Obese clients. • Understanding the current recommendations and considerations when working with obese client and/or someone who has Diabetes Mellitus in the gym. • Understanding the Aetiology of Diabetes Type 1 and Type 2. • Complications of Diabetes and implication for physical activity • Pharmaceutical interventions for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and implications for exercise. • Case study related to working to clients in a CrossFit Environment. You will also have access to the pre course manual and our FiiT for Life learning management system which includes academic resources as well as practical programming considerations and templates. We also welcome all coaches on our FiiT for Life courses to join our online community where you will have access to our team of specialists to ask for advice, share ideas and help grow your clinical exercise experiences.

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