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Exercise Considerations for Special Populations

This course delves into understanding the basic pathophysiology, medical treatments, side effects, and fitness guidelines for Fibromyalgia, Parkinsons, Alzheimers, Multiple Sclerosis, Arthritis, and Osteoporosis. This course effectively guides personal trainers and instructors from disease diagnosis into the multiple effects on the body – and how this impacts exercise prescription. Proper professional etiquette and common sensitivity concerns will be addressed as well. Gain the knowledge and confidence to design an individual program as well as group classes. This course is a must-have for any fitness professional looking to reach outside of working with apparently health clients and into the world of 'special populations'.

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