Ealth and Fitness Intervention for a Cardiac Patient

THE ASSIGNMENT BRIEF
you are a fitness/health trainer/practitioner and you have been sent a client referred to you by the doctor. The client has just started recovery from a mild heart attack, has been given the all clear to start work on his/her fitness and strength rehabilitation. The client has been sent to you for a period of 6 weeks
The client can be either male or female and be 56 years of age, everything else about the client you can make up as you go along i.e gender, children, work, family lifestyle, overweight, heavy smoker/drinker etc..
Use the introduction to give a description of your client, what their lifestyle is; their age, gender and why he/she has been referred to you and what the client hopes with your help to achieve.

Use the conclusion to say why and how the intervention will be beneficial to the client and what the client will need to do to maintain and if possible improve on what has been achieved over the initial 6 weeks

THE ASSIGNMENT
Produce a report describing a proposed intervention and justification. You are required to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of prescription in HEALTH and/or SPORT settings.
Develop and JUSTIFY a fitness/health programme to IMPROVE a clients sport, fitness and/or health.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Intervention and Justification Appropriately and clearly, relate the intervention to the CLIENTS NEEDS.
Apply and JUSTIFY against GOOD PRACTICE, RELEVANT PRINCIPLES of prescribing in sport, health and/or fitness. Taking into account any ethical issues that may arise.

CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE INTERVENTION
Health issues
Working patterns
Lifestyle, children, family, time available for the intervention.
Programme design i.e requirements
Fitness adaptations
Evidence to support the intervention
Specific goals for the client. Consider gender and age.
level of performance/health related fitness
Cardiovascular, flexibility, strength work etc?
PERIODISATION
PRINCIPLES OF TRAINING (You MUST use this)
F.I.T.T (You MUST use this)

ASSIGNMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION
Lifestyle issues diet, smoking, drinking status. Travel to and from venue
Physical issues current health status, clients SPECIFIC needs, body mass index.
Psychological status motivation, perceived barriers, knowledge, attitude
Social/Environmental issues support, travel to and from the venue

THE MARKING SCHEME
1. Thorough and in depth discussion of the intervention and justification

2. Thorough justification of all arguments presented mostly backed up by reviews and primary sources.

3.Demonstrated an in depth understanding of the principles of prescription in HEALTH and/or SPORT settings. The principles of training and F.I.T.T and the understanding of the CLIENTS NEEDS

4. Clear cohesive structure and organisation toward writing, with effective paragraphing and sub-sectioning.

5. Accurate and appropriate use of standard English. Application and adherence to appropriate citation method apparent.

I hope that the information given is ample for you to complete this assignment. If however you need more information, then please do not hesitate in contacting me.

I can give the writer a maximum of 8 days to complete this assignment. Please be aware that the assignment MUST be completed by the 6th May 2009. NO extensions will be granted after this time.

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Paul Jenkinson
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