CERTIFICATE IN EXERCISE MEDICINE
As approved by the Ministry Of Higher Education, ACESM is presenting a specialized program called the Certificate in Exercise Medicine. Exercise medicine is a new era in the medical field.
It is a systematically designed field of treatment which refers to the measures taken to intervene and treat diseases. A pilot test was successfully conducted to identify the adaptation of exercise which can be used to treat non-communicable diseases (NCD).
Upon completion of the program, participants are qualified to receive referrals from medical doctors to treat patients who are suffering from NCDs.
EXERCISE IS MEDICINE.
This program is designed to produce skillful students in the area of precise exercise execution with the right prime movers and secondary movers to promote fitness, health and exercise as a form of prevention towards onset of diseases in particular non-communicable disease (NCD). This course will allow students to acquire knowledge on non-communicable diseases (NCD) and then applying their knowledge to recognize behavior and lifestyle that causes NCD, and to prescribe the right dosage of exercise to yield specific adaptation to intervene and to treat NCDs.
This program will also allow students to demonstrate and implement various steps and protocols for safe exercise execution. Finally, students will analyze, evaluate and monitor responses of patients towards the exercise dosage to apply further progressive intervention on behavior and lifestyle changes.