UNDERSTANDING EATING DISORDERS FOR FITNESS PROFESSIONALS

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UNDERSTANDING EATING DISORDERS FOR FITNESS PROFESSIONALS

Fitness professionals have a potentially very important role in helping to prevent the serious consequences of an eating disorder. While exercise is important for healthy living, it can become obsessional for those with eating disorders and can be a form of perfectionism. The risk to heart, bones, fertility and even of suicide, are great.

Location
Online workshop, L19 2QR
Contact
training@anorexiabulimiacare.org.uk / 03000 11 12 13

UNDERSTANDING EATING DISORDERS FOR FITNESS PROFESSIONALS

ABC are delighted to offer this CIMSPA & REPS endorsed CPD e-learning course, specifically tailored to the needs of all types of fitness professionals. Highly practical and interactive, this one-hour introductory level course identifies the main signs and symptoms to look out for, how to initiate a conversation appropriately with someone you may be concerned about, and how best to support them.

Tried and tested by fitness professionals, here's what some had to say about the course:

'I've gained confidence in approaching a client who maybe suffering with an eating disorder', 'The course scenarios are very helpful', 'Course content is great', 'Format and graphics really easy to use', 'I liked the interactive elements'

Successful completion of the course: CIMSPA CPD 1 POINT

Topics covered include:

  • Facts and figures on eating disorders in the UK
  • Signs and symptoms of the main eating disorders
  • Insights into the psychological aspects of eating disorders
  • How to approach a gym user or client who may be showing signs of an eating disorder
  • Adapting the training programme safely and effectively
  • Signposting to sources of expert help and support

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