Skills for the Exercise Referral Practioner - (30 credits)

This module expands on prior modules such as Principles of Strength and Conditioning and Physiology, Nutrition and Exercise. It reviews and critically evaluates the role of GP referral schemes and other health initiatives, investigating the use of exercise prescription to complement other treatments. Case studies are used to assess the implementation and monitoring of programmes specifically designed for individuals with relevant conditions. Mental as well as physical limitations and ability are investigated.