Prescribing exercise safely under the American College ofSports Medicine (ACSM) guidelines is very important for special populations. Individuals recovering from COVID-19 will require specialized exercise guidance using our backgrounds as therapists in exercise and pathology to make the best evidenced-based recommendations for their health.
The 50,000 ACSM professionals in sports medicine and exercise science fields share a common purpose – advance health through science, education, and medicine. The details are important. Guidelines and realistic goals can motivate and guide your treatments for your patients to reach their activity goals. This course will guide you through theACSM guidelines and criteria for special populations. Participants will review the most impactful exercise prescriptions and outcomes instruments to measure physical activity. After the completion of this course, therapists will be better equipped to confidently treat special populations with positive outcomes.
|ACSM Guidelines for Exercise for Special Populations
Financial: Julie B. Barnett is compensated by Summit as an instructor. She receives a salary for treating patients at the Non Surgical Center of Texas, and as faculty for the PT Program at UT Health San Antonio.
Nonfinancial: Julie B. Barnett has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
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