Exercise Prescription for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

Neil Fleming, Trinity College Dublin

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In the last few decades physical exercise has become well established as a tool to prevent and treat disease. Perceptions within the healthcare sector of exercise and its prescription as a treatment have changed dramatically in recent years.

Understand the evolution of exercise prescription and its use today

In this free online course evidence of the role of exercise in the treatment of a variety of clinical populations including people with cardiovascular disease, mental health problems, paediatric conditions and cancer will be studied.

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.

Dates:
  • 3 June 2019
  • 14 January 2019
  • 14 May 2018
  • 12 February 2018
  • 3 April 2017
  • 9 January 2017
  • 6 June 2016
  • 18 April 2016
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  • Language: English Gb

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