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Keep it moving: osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and exercise is targeted towards Fitness Professionals (encompassing Gym Instructors and Personal Trainers) who want to learn to design programs for clients with osteoporosis or osteoarthritis. The information covered in the course will help Fitness Professionals minimise the injury and maximise the performance of their clients.

Learning outcomes:

  • What osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are and how they occur
  • Identification and assessment of osteoporosis
  • Exercise prescription for maximising bone health
  • Neuromuscular versus isolated strengthening for osteoarthritis of the knee and hip
  • Effects of exercise on osteoarthritis and quality of life.
Accreditation There are no CECs for this course
Investment $79 members / $109 non-members
Delivery mode Online video presentation
PLEASE NOTE: video presentations are delivered online so a fast and reliable internet connection is required
Pre-requisite/s All attendees should hold at least a Certificate III in Fitness or equivalent
Approx. duration 3 hours
Access period You have 12 months from date of purchase to complete this course. A $50 extension fee will be required if you do not complete your course within the allocated time frame.

Who is Kim Bennell PhD?
Kim is professor and director of the multidisciplinary Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on conservative non-drug management of musculoskeletal conditions, particularly osteoarthritis. Kim has been awarded a Future Fellowship from the Australian Research Council and together with physiotherapy researches at the University of Queensland, was awarded an NHMRC program grant focusing on musculoskeletal conditions.


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