Adapting Exercise for Ante Natal and Post Natal Clients

This course gives you the knowledge and skills to safely help pre and postnatal women to explore the benefits of fitness – a part of our population often underserved in the industry. You will learn about the conditions associated with pregnancy, health and safety considerations, nutrition, and anatomical and physiological changes. Using this knowledge, you will then plan a pre and postnatal exercise class.

The course consists of five units:

  1. Understanding physical conditions associated with pregnancy
  2. Critical health and safety considerations
  3. Nutrition and pregnancy
  4. Planning pre- and post-natal exercise
  5. Anatomical and physiological changes during pregnancy

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English, plus an accredited Level 2 sport or fitness qualification

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Two assignments – a worksheet, and a case study

Exams: One multiple choice exam

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments. Organize and invigilate exam.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? HFE offer a range of similar Level 3 theory courses including Nutrition for Physical Activity. 

Find Out More: via HFE’s website here

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