Learn how exercise can be used as prevention and diagnosis of chronic diseases. The student will study how to modify the exercise training programmes in patients with chronic diseases, so that exercise is safe and effective for these patients. Exercise prescription programmes and case studies will be introduced. At the end of the course, the student will be able to design exercise programmes for cardiac patients, for patients with diabetes, hypertension, pulmonary diseases, and other chronic diseases.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Chronic diseases - Introduction to the pathophysiology of pulmonary diseases, diabetes, and obesity- Exercise and cardiac rehabilitation (phases I-IV) - Cardiac Hypertrophy - Exercise presciption in patients with cardiac diseases, pulmonary diseases, diabetes, obesity, eating disorders, and metabolic syndrom.
diabetes and exercise, cardiovascular rehabilitation, hypertension and exercise, pulmonary rehabilitation