Training Special Populations: Contraindication for Specific Conditions and Disease

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SKU:
827008269891
Author:
Lisa Coors
Published:
2008
Length:
40 minutes
As the population ages and obesity rates rise, trainers are getting more and more clients who suffer from chronic illness. In that regard, developing a safe, yet effective, exercise program is critical to decreasing medical costs, as well as for promoting a healthier lifestyle. Training Special Populations: Contraindication for Specific Conditions and Disease provides an overview of the contraindications for training clients with certain conditions and diseases, including type 2 diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, breast cancer, pregnancy, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson's disease. The DVD discusses what factors need to be considered when designing exercise programs for someone with one of the aforementioned condition or diseases.

Among the topics covered:
  • The training process
  • Contraindications
  • Diabetes 2
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • High blood pressure
  • Osteoporosis
  • Breast cancer
  • Pregnancy
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis