Understand Arthritis and Osteoporosis

by Kris Tynan

Joints and Bones - Scheme of Work                                                                           
  • The course is designed to give exercise professionals practical knowledge to allow them to work confidently with clients or class participants with the conditions of arthritis or osteoporosis.
  • The course covers the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of the most common forms of arthritis. It includes the physiology of osteoporosis, risk factors, screening and treatment.                  
  • It explains the importance of appropriate exercise interventions giving students practical programming examples and a clear understanding of what should and shouldn’t be included in an exercise programme for someone with arthritis or osteoporosis.
                   

Aims and Objectives

                   
  • To provide students with key background knowledge about arthritis and bone health (osteoporosis)
  • To increase their understanding of risk factors and treatment for these conditions                   
  • To provide information around safe and appropriate exercise option
  • On completion of the course students will be able to prescribe and instruct safe and appropriate exercise in a 1-1 or group setting.                   


Intended Learning Outcomes

                   
  • MODULE 1: Arthritis categories, causes, diagnosis, treatments and common medications. 
  • MODULE 2: Common forms of arthritis: osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, scleroderma, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, fibromyalgia, CFS/ME.
  • MODULE 3: Exercise for osteoarthritis in knees and hips.
  • MODULE 4: Prevalence, symptoms and risk factors of Osteoporosis.
  • MODULE 5: Screening and treatment of osteoporosis
  • MODULE 6: The role of exercise in osteoporosis.
                                   

    

Module 1: Intro & Overview of Arthritis.

Arthritis categories, causes, diagnosis, treatments and common medications.

Module 2: Most Common Forms of Arthritis

Common forms of arthritis: osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, scleroderma, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, fibromyalgia,

Module 3: Exercise for osteoarthritis in knees and hips.

To provide students with guidance on what programme prescription is appropriate.

Module 4: Prevalence, symptoms and risk factors of Osteoporosis.

To understand the physiology of osteoporosis, its symptoms and risk factors. E learning.

Module 5: Screening and treatment of osteoporosis.

To understand screening processes and common treatments. E learning. Videos

Module 6: The role of exercise in osteoporosis.

To provide students with a tool box of appropriate and inappropriate exercises for people with osteoporosis or low bone density.

Exercises: Quad Stretch

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Course Info

Updated
Aug 01, 2022
Duration
01:28
REPs NZ
1.00
REPs UAE
3.00
Level
All levels
Price
$ 24.50

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