HEALTH & WELLBEING – Distance Learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  17/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

Eight lessons as follows: 1. Industry Overview Scope of the health and fitness industries Defining fitness Resources and networking Aerobic fitness 2. Modern Lifestyle Problems Health risks and physical activity Hazardous substances Cancer Food allergies Health care strategy for an aging population Wellbeing of special demographic groups: pregnant women, children, obese people, people with disabilities etc 3. Human Nutrition Overview Nutrition basics Carbohydrates, proteins, fats Dietary fibre, vitamins, Minerals Balanced diet The food pyramid Principles of weight loss Dietary protein intake and physical activity Food combining 4. Healthy Eating Nutrition and diet problems Anorexia Obesity Nutritive value with cooking and processing Meat Fish Milk Plant foods Processing food Canning and pasteurisation Freezing, drying, etc 5. Stress Management Body changes caused by stress Muscle response Gastrointestinal response Cardiovascular response Stress management program Easy living Stress cures Drugs and alcohol Relaxation 6. Preventative Health Responsibility for your own health Self esteem Managing your own career Decision making Emotional security Problem solving Personal style inventory Motivations and barriers for exercise 7. Alternative Medicine Overview Herbal medicines Aromatherapy Complimentary therapies Accupressure Pain points; trigger points Acupuncture Homeopathy Osteopathy Chiropractic Physiotherapy Counselling and psychological therapies Relaxation therapies Other therapies 8. Basic First Aid Overview Soft tissue injuries Wounds Shock and fainting Fractures Strains, sprains and dislocations Heat and cold Resuscitation Drowning Eye injuries Spinal injuries Health promotion at work Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Health-Fitness-and-Recreation/HEALTH-WELLBEING-VRE102-292.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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