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Pre and Postnatal Exercise



 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is ideal for instructors or personal trainers who are interested in designing exercise programmes for pre and postnatal women.  The course is taught through a blended learning which is a mixture of home study and one attendance day. The course is made up of two units which are:

  • Unit one - Physical activity, health and nutritional considerations for pre and postnatal clients
  • Unit two - Programming safe and effective exercise sessions for pre and postnatal clients

During the course candidates will learn:

  • The benefits and barriers/concerns of physical activity for pre and postnatal clients
  • The physiological and biomechanical changes that take part during pregnancy and the postnatal period
  • The key considerations for pre and post natal clients participating in physical activity
  • How to collect information to ensure health and safety when working with a pre or postnatal client
  • The role that health care professionals play in supporting pre and postnatal clients
  • The nutritional requirements for pre and post natal clients
  • How to design an individualised, safe and effective exercise programme for a pre or postnatal client
  • How to record an individualised, safe and effective programme for a pre or postnatal client
  • Identify and manage specific risks to the pre or postnatal client when participating in physical activity

ASSESSMENT

Candidates will be assessed through written questions and a case study

CERTIFICATION

On completion candidates will be awarded an Active IQ Level 3 Award in Suporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition which is eligible for 20 REPs CPD points on The Register of Exercise Professionals

 

PRE-REQUISITE

level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or equivalent

As well as course dates below we also offer this course as an in-house option for employers looking to upskill their staff to allow them to work in this discipline (minimum 8)                 

COURSE DATES


Venue: KIRKCALDY
PPN1120: 7th November 2020


Venue: PENICUIK, NEAR EDINBURGH
PPN0220: 21st February 2020
PPN0720: 10th July 2020


Venue: ONLINE/ZOOM
PPN0520: 30th May (online)
PPN0720: 31s July (online)
PPN1120: 7th November (online


Venue: HAMILTON (Nr Glasgow)
PPN0420: 24th April 2020 (CANCELLED)


Venue: MINTLAW, Aberdeenshire
PPN0920: 12th September 2020


Price: 350 payable on booking
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