Geriatric Exercise Prescription

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Exercise prescriptions for Geriatrics will account for individuals’ health status and chronic disease management. read more »»

Chronic disease management with regular physical activity and exercise is beneficial and can lead to many benefits. Any amount of exercise is always better than being sedentary. Health benefits for chronic diseases can be achieved with the physical activity performed at a higher intensity, greater frequency, or longer duration. The benefits of regular physical activity and exercise on general health and overall quality of life in older adults are well established. Learn more about Geriatric exercise prescription in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Sports Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Undergraduate Medical Students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate Students in Medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life Science Graduates
  • Ayush Students
  • Students Interested in Biological Sciences

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • Exercise prescription in geriatric adults
  • Why is physical activity important in older individuals?
  • Benefits of physical activity
  • Exercise testing and a lot more”

Instructor

Dr. Sumiran Passey

Sports Medicine Physician


4/5

Dr. Sumiran Passey has completed his MD in Sports Medicine from Faculty of Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab). Prior to this, he completed his MBBS degree from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangalore. He specializes in sports medicine and sports sciences. He also holds a FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine. He is currently a Media Commission Member for the Indian Association of Sports Medicine. He is a certified team physician by the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine and Asian Football Confederation.

For: beginners

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