Gwybodaeth am Coronafirws (Covid-19)

Modiwl JXH-3048:
Exercise for Clinical Populati

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

10 Credyd neu 5 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1

Trefnydd: Dr Aamer Sandoo

Amcanion cyffredinol

If there was one pill that could prevent a variety of chronic diseases, improve your mood, reduce depression, enhance sleep quality, increase self-esteem, help you develop an athletic physique, and improve cognition, you would surely take it right? Well this pill is now available and its FREE! It's called Physical Activity

On this module, the tutors will show you how you can use physical activity to help people suffering from a variety of chronic diseases. Real patients will come in and share their experiences with you. This module will be really useful to those who wish to have a career in exercise rehabilitation, physiotherapy and lifestyle risk management.

Cynnwys cwrs

The module will consist of interactive seminars and self-study. Students will learn about common chronic diseases including (but not limited to) coronary heart disease, autoimmune diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and multiple sclerosis), stroke, and chronic kidney disease. A novel aspect of this module is that real patients will be coming in to talk to patients about how their condition affects their day to day life as well as the role exercise plays in alleviating symptoms and improving outcomes.

Meini Prawf


Deep understanding about elements of creating an effective exercise prescription to improve the health and quality of life with patients with chronic diseases. Excellent knowledge of incorporating progression into the prescription.

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Canlyniad dysgu

  1. Appraise the potential benefit and risk of exercise interventions in common chronic diseases;

  2. Construct exercise interventions for implementation in common chronic diseases

  3. Explain the pathophysiology of common chronic diseases

  4. Assess the role lifestyle plays in preventing and treating common chronic diseases

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau

You will be required to design an evidence-based exercise prescription for a patient with a specific chronic disease chosen from either the autoimmune disease or strokea variety of clinical conditions taught to you in the lectures series. You will be expected to provide some background and context about the condition and prescription using the relevant literature. Your exercise prescription should include an explanation of any special considerations for the given population and your plan for progression.

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Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu


This course will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminar, tutorials and workshops. For September 2020 we will be starting the academic year with a blended learning approach in response to Covid 19. For the most up to date information on this please look at

Private study

exam preparation, outside reading about lecture topics


Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Gofalu - Dangos consyrn am eraill; gofalu am blant, pobl ag anableddau ac/neu'r henoed
  • Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach
  • Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • research and assess paradigms, theories, principles, concepts and factual information, and apply such skills in explaining and solving problems
  • describe, synthesise, interpret, analyse and evaluate information and data relevant to a professional or vocational context
  • apply knowledge to the solution of familiar and unfamiliar problems
  • demonstrate effective written and/or oral communication and presentation skills
  • demonstrate evidence of competence in the scientific methods of enquiry, and interpretation and analysis of relevant data and statistical outputs.


Rhestr ddarllen

Research papers will be made available on Blackboard under each Lecture and in Resources. It should be noted, that whilst these articles will give you a good understanding of the topics discussed during the module they are by no means an exhaustive list and additional reading material should be sourced. Tailored readings e.g. Journal Articles etc. will be available to students on Blackboard. See below for a sample:

• ACSM’s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (2016), 10th Edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins • Heyward (2010). Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription. 6th edition. Human Kinetics • Sandoo, al., (2010). The endothelium and its role in regulating vascular tone. The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal, 23(4): 302-12 • Durstine et al. (2009). ACSM’s Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities. 3rd edition. Human Kinetics. • Ehrman et al (2013), Clinical Exercise Physiology. 3rd Edition. Human Kinetics • Smith & Fernhall (2011) Advanced Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology. Human Kinetics. 1st Edition. • Taylor and Jonson (2008), Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging. Human Kinetics

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