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Exercise Prescription for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

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About

Discover how physical exercise can help patients, including those with cardiovascular disease, mental health problems and cancer Exercise Prescription for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease at FutureLearn.

Overview

Over recent years, the full health benefits of exercise have become well established. Perceptions within the healthcare sector of exercise and its prescription as a treatment have also changed dramatically.

Key facts:

On this  Exercise Prescription for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease at FutureLearn, you’ll explore the evolution of exercise prescription. You’ll learn about the role of exercise in the treatment of a variety of clinical populations including those with cardiovascular disease, paediatric conditions and cancer.

You’ll also consider the connection between exercise and mental health improvements.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Week 1: Explore research on the benefits of physical activity; the evidence that has informed exercise prescription guidelines and safety considerations.

  • Week 2: Learn how physiological adaptations to exercise translate to improved health outcomes and the evidence that supports exercise prescription in several common clinical populations.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who wish to broaden their understanding of exercise prescription and physical activity as a tool to prevent and treat disease.

No previous experience or qualifications are required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 14 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 14 days.

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Funding

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