When clients have lived most of their life either overweight or on an unhealthy track, the same strategies you use to design exercise programs for other clients may not apply. In this course, you’ll explore principles, strategies and techniques for exercise program design and implementation for clients who need to change the way they live or manage their weight. Learn methods that will improve their adherence and behavior change theories that will help them achieve and maintain a healthy bodyweight.
You will learn:
- Criteria for client referral to other appropriate health care providers
- Relationship between sustained physical activity and weight-loss behavior
- How to explain and implement effective exercise program design strategies for weight loss
- Strategies to improve adherence to exercise and maintenance of weight loss
This course is included in our Weight Management Specialty Certification.
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