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Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain

This qualification is designed to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of clients with low back pain. Back pain is a very prevalent condition, impacting on average 80% of adults during their lifetime. It is therefore even more important for fitness professionals to understand how to safely and effectively support clients to change their physical activity and lifestyle behaviours to aid in the management of chronic non-specific low back pain.

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David Lloyd Norwich, Drayton High Road, Norwich, NR6 5DU
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Emma Haughton / info@puretraininganddevelopment.co.uk / 03302231302
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Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain

This qualification is designed to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of clients with low back pain. Back pain is a very prevalent condition, impacting on average 80% of adults during their lifetime. It is therefore even more important for fitness professionals to understand how to safely and effectively support clients to change their physical activity and lifestyle behaviours to aid in the management of chronic non-specific low back pain.

This course is suitable for experienced instructors wishing to further their career in the health and fitness sector as a specialist instructor who can address the needs of clients with low back pain.

Regardless of whether you are a personal trainer, Pilates teacher or group exercise instructor, you will meet people with low back pain and it is, therefore, good practice to enhance your knowledge and understanding to ensure you provide the safest and most effective form of exercise.

Prerequisites

Learners must hold a recognised Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral or equivalent. Certificates must be evidenced before a place on the course can be confirmed.

Course Content

During this course you will cover:

  • The prevalence and classification of low back pain
  • How to determine health risks associated with low back pain
  • The contributing factors that lead to the development of different types of low back pain
  • How to apply appropriate training approaches to plan and design physical activity and exercise programmes for clients with chronic non-specific low back pain
  • How chronic non-specific low back pain, medications, psychological/sociological factors and co-morbidities affect client's ability to exercise safely and effectively
  • How to support clients to adopt healthier lifestyle behaviours as part of a programme to manage chronic non-specific low back pain

Study Formats

This course is offered as blended learning which requires home study using eLearning resources followed by an intensive 3 days with direct face to face learning.

A key benefit of attending this course is access to the tutor's knowledge who is an experienced Osteopath and can provide additional and supporting information to ensure you can practically apply this knowledge to your clients.

Length of Course

It is recommended to allow for 4-6 weeks eLearning prior to attending the course. This is dependant upon the number of hours available each week to study.

You are then required to attend a venue for 3 days, 9 am – 4.30 pm.

As a guide, it will take 8-10 weeks to qualify.

Booking

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