BTEC EXTENDED DIPLOMA SPORT
UNIT 16: EXERCISE FOR SPECIFIC GROUPS
Launch date: 25.09.13
Deadline date: 08.10.13
Scenario 1
You have completed your fitness instructing unit successfully and as a result your line manager would like you to develop further by opening out your knowledge and skills to specific groups
Before doing this you need to research what provision there is for specific groups currently
Youth centre
Age range 9-13 or 25 plus for less-able Specific classes for specific groups
Young people
Facilities
Community cohesion with police
No specialist environment
Northfield centre
Disabled swim sessions
Gym sessions (in gym) for 8-16 year olds.
Anterota sessions run by midwifes
Junior stroke swimming lessons.
Urban fitness
Crank cycle
Kids camp 8-12 yrs
Treadmill open to all specific , disabilities.
Cross trains bars
Trx suspension traps.
P2
the exercise referral process (still not complete)

Exercise referral schemes are designed to help people who would benefit from regular exercise. They are aimed at people with medical conditions that put their health at risk and people who are at risk through a non-active lifestyle.

Task 1
Choose 3 specific groups from the list below and introduce each group with a brief description: disabled people, these types of people should aim to to 3 types of exercises which are... Cardiovascular exercises that raise your heart rate and increase your endurance. These can include walking, running, cycling, dancing, tennis, swimming, water aerobics, or “aquajogging”. Many people with mobility issues find exercising in water especially beneficial as it supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint discomfort. Even if you’re confined to a chair or wheelchair, it’s still possible to perform cardiovascular exercise.
Strength training exercises involve using weights or other resistance to build muscle and bone mass, improve balance, and prevent falls. If you have limited

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