Safe Exercise Programming Through Pregnancy - PDC59134
Are you a fitness professional with an interest in expanding your knowledge around fitness programs for your pregnant clients? If so, this online micro-credential is exactly what you’re looking for! You will learn about the key issues that relate to pregnancy and exercise and how the three trimesters impact on exercise programming. You will explore through case studies effective exercises and modification advice for each trimester, along with sample questions that can be incorporated into your Par Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire) for Safe 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.
Although every woman and every pregnancy is unique, there is much that the fitness professional must be aware of to confidently create fitness programs for their pregnant clients and their individual needs. This online micro-credential will outline key issues that relate to pregnancy and exercise and how the three trimesters impact on exercise programming. Case studies will show examples of effective exercises and modification advice for each trimester, as well as sample questions that can be incorporated into your Par Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire) for Safe Exercise.
This online 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 confidence to ask the right questions to create bespoke fitness programs for pregnant women that are congruent to their starting fitness position and personal goals
- Describe the various risks and concerns during pregnancy
- Develop skills to confidently modify programming according to the three trimesters of pregnancy
- Outline how to work clearly in your scope of practice and know when to refer
- 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.
This micro-credential provides Professional Development for health and/or fitness professionals.
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.