Training Disabled People

by Sara Wicebloom
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Series: Fitness Professionals

Publication Date: August 27, 2015

ISBN: 9781408195420

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Training Disabled People is the only book to provide fitness
professionals with detailed guidance on working with disabled clients.
The book is written to the National Standards, so provides the reader
with everything they need to know in order to gain qualification and be
able to work safely and effectively with disabled clients.

Training disabled clients is currently the most in-demand course at
many of the fitness industry training centres - they are struggling to
keep up with demand. This follows legislation and Government
initiatives designed to improve access to fitness centres for disabled
people and to encourage them to take part in regular exercise.

The book covers a range of areas, including:

medical conditions and how to research them programming and instruction skills pre-exercise checks and fitness testing communication skills (including sign language) motivation techniques sample programmes and exercises, fully illustrated with B&W photographychecklists and forms to be used when working with clients.