As a health-fitness professional, you may encounter clients with Post Polio Syndrome. Exercise is important, but can easily cause or accelerate serious problems. It is imperative to understand how to effectively and safely work with these clients without causing harm to occur or symptoms to re-occur. Although this course focuses on water exercise, the information is valuable to land exercise as well. Techniques to increase range of motion, strength, endurance and relaxation are clearly shown. Videos and text emphasize independence and functional fitness as the goal. Learn important guidelines for how to work with clients with Post Polio Syndrome and learn how to help them "Conserve to Preserve" to improve and maintain quality of life.
Education Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
|Action Personal Trainer Certification
|American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
|American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
|National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
|National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
|National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
|National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)