Joints and Bones

Arthritis and Osteoporosis

  • This 3-5 hour online course is designed to give exercise professionals practical knowledge to allow them to work confidently with clients or class participants with the conditions of arthritis or osteoporosis.
  • The course covers the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of the most common forms of arthritis.
  • It includes the physiology of osteoporosis, risk factors, screening and treatment.
  • It explains the importance of appropriate exercise interventions giving students practical programming examples and a clear understanding of what should and shouldn’t be included in an exercise programme for someone with arthritis or osteoporosis.

NZ REPs registered professionals receive a 20% discount and earn 3 CPD points for completion of Joints and Bones.