Promotion and Prescription of Physical Activity and Exercise

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SEPNZ Promotion and Prescription of Physical Activity and Exercise course

Physical inactivity is responsible for the growing epidemic of obesity and health-related conditions. Physiotherapists play a critical role in promoting and prescribing physical activity in all age groups and are ideally placed to prescribe exercise for those with chronic health conditions, and to those wanting to return to recreational activity or competitive sport following injury.

A course covering the promotion and assessment of physical activity levels, exercise testing and ways to effectively prescribe physical activity and exercise for individuals ranging from inactive to those involved in competitive sports.

Presented by:
Dr Grant Mawston and Dr Peter McNair

THIS COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR:

Physiotherapists wanting to improve their knowledge and skills in assessment and prescription of physical activity and exercise to use with patients on a daily basis. This course provides important background information for those considering university postgraduate study.

WHAT THE COURSE WILL COVER

The course will provide a combination of lectures, practical demonstrations, practical assessments and case studies and will cover the following topics:

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Principles of exercise prescription

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Promotion and assessment of physical activity

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Assessment of neuromuscular performance

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Aerobic and functional capacity testing

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Strategies to enhance exercise adherence

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Screening for return to sport

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Exercise risk screening and goal setting

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Physiological effects of disuse and ageing

Date (Time):   Saturday 27th August 2022 (9am – 4pm)

Sunday 28th August 2022 (9am – 4pm)

Location:         AUT North Campus, Auckland

Cost:               SEPNZ members             $425

PNZ members                   $510

Non-PNZ members        $640

Cost includes morning and afternoon tea, lunch on both days and course manual.

SEPNZ Promotion and Prescription of Physical Activity and Exercise

NOTE: Registration will be limited to the first 26 paid registrants

Online registration via Physiotherapy New Zealand

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