Exercise for Clients with Intellectual, Developmental and Neurological Disabilities provides the student with a resource for understanding the underlying causes of IDDs and Neurological Deficiencies as well as recognizing the symptoms and characteristics of each condition.
The course discusses the challenges in presenting exercise training to the target population and outlines the benefits of exercise for those clients.
The course includes specific adjustments and accommodations shown by research to be effective in delivering safe exercise programs to the target clientele. Upon completion the student will have gained and clearer understanding of how to bring the benefits of exercise to people living with Intellectual, Developmental and Neurological Disabilities.
|Contact Hours: 2||
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- Review the components of fitness
- Definition of major intellectual disabilities
- Down Syndrome
- Autism Spectrum
- Aspergers Syndrome
- Obstacles to delivering exercise in defined clientele
- Primary elements of the Central Nervous System
- Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
- Underlying cause of Parkinson’s Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Spina Bifida
- Hereditary Spastic Paraperesis (HSP)
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the challenges in presenting exercise training to the target population and outlines the benefits of exercise for those clients.
- List the benefits of exercise in the target population.
- Identify common obstacles to delivering exercise the defined clientele.
- List several of the behavioral characteristics associated with autism.
- Recognize the primary elements of the Central Nervous System.
- Identify signs of Alzheimers's Disease and other forms of Dementia.
- List the underlying cause of Parkinson's Disease and exercise approach for PD patients.
- Define Multiple Sclerosis.
- Recognize Hereditary Spastic Paraperesis (HSP) and an exercise benefits for those patients.
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Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer and Nurses
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Financial – James Menz is the owner of JGM Cconsultants, LLC and receives a salary. He receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service