SEPNZ Promotion and Prescription of Physical Activity and Exercise
SEPNZ members $425
Promotion and Prescription of Physical Activity and Exercise
A course covering the promotion and assessment of physical activity levels, exercise testing and ways to effectively prescribe physical activity and exercise for individuals ranging from inactive to those involved in competitive sports.
Dr Grant Mawston and Dr Peter McNair
Saturday 27th August 2022 (9am – 4pm)
Sunday 28th August 2022 (9am – 4pm)
Location: Room AA119, AUT North Campus, Northcote, Auckland
SEPNZ members $425, please click here for the discount code.
PNZ members $510
Non-PNZ members $640
Cost includes morning and afternoon tea, lunch on both days and course manual.
Last Day for Registrations: Friday 19 August
Registration will be limited to the first 26 paid registrants and close midday Friday 19th August 2022
This course is suitable for:
Physiotherapists wanting to improve their knowledge and skills in assessment and prescription of physical activity and exercise to use with patients on a daily basis. This course provides important background information for those considering university postgraduate study.
What the course will cover:
The course will provide a combination of lectures, practical demonstrations, practical assessments and case studies and will cover the following topics:
- Principles of exercise prescription
- Promotion and assessment of physical activity
- Assessment of neuromuscular performance
- Aerobic and functional capacity testing
- Strategies to enhance exercise adherence
- Screening for return to sport
- Exercise risk screening and goal setting
- Physiological effects of disuse and ageing