Periodisation for Periods in the Fitness Setting - PDC59198
As a fitness professional, imagine if you knew the secrets to easily enhance your client’s health and fitness goals, just by gaining an understanding of the different phases of the menstrual cycle. If you want to find out more, such as how to develop a toolkit of questions and suggestions to create an empathetic and safe environment for female clients, and create a monthly program to increase hypertrophy of muscles, then this online micro-credential is for you. Learn how hormone changes and ovulation affects the different phases of the menstrual cycle, and how these changes significantly influence the body’s reaction to exercise. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.
The menstrual cycle is clearly divided into different phases according to hormone changes and ovulation. These changes significantly influence the body’s reaction to exercise. Imagine if you knew the secret to easily enhance your client’s health and fitness goals, just by asking what phase of their menstrual cycle they are in? This online micro-credential clarifies the confusion around a woman’s menstrual cycle and how each phase relates to muscle hypertrophy. Using a case study you will be able to create a program bespoke to your client needs and in alignment with their cycle.
This micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.
Standard Micro-credential StructureDuration:
- Gain a clear understanding of the different phases of the menstrual cycle
- Develop a toolkit of questions and suggestions to create an empathetic and safe environment for female clients
- Understand how to easily create a monthly program to increase hypertrophy of muscles – periodisation of periods
- Define appropriate communication to this client group within your scope as a health and fitness professional.
There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this micro-credential should work or study in the health and/or fitness profession.
Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.