Fitness for Individuals with Chronic Conditions

Course Description:

This mini-course equips you with the knowledge and tools to design safe and effective exercise programs for individuals with chronic conditions. Explore common chronic conditions and their impact on exercise, discover exercise modifications for various conditions, and learn strategies to motivate and support individuals with chronic conditions in achieving their fitness goals.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common chronic conditions and their impact on exercise participation.
  • Understand the importance of exercise adaptation and modification for individuals with chronic conditions.
  • Learn safe and effective exercise techniques for various chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes, arthritis, heart disease).
  • Apply modifications to common exercises to make them suitable for individuals with chronic conditions.
  • Develop strategies to motivate and support individuals with chronic conditions in adhering to an exercise program.

Course Completion:

This mini-course is designed for self-paced learning. There are no formal assessments or quizzes. Utilize the provided resources and downloadable course documents to gain a foundational knowledge of designing inclusive fitness programs for individuals with chronic conditions.

Additional Notes:

  • The course leverages high-quality YouTube videos from certified fitness professionals and healthcare specialists.
  • The course provides detailed information within the modules themselves, along with downloadable documents to solidify your understanding of key concepts.