B7-Health and Fitness

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  • Health practioners, e.g. doctors, nurses and physiotherapists deal with the treatment of illness and injury.

-to check medication is working and re-evaluate the treatment]

-to check for side effects from the treatment

  • Fitness practioners, e.g. personal trainers and gym instructors, deal with healthy people who want to improve their fitness.

-To provide encouragement-this helps to keep the client motivated

-To monitor progress and adjust the aims if necessary

-To check for injuries, incase the client is overdoing it

Practioners need to have essential background information such as:

  • Symptoms--if the patient needs medical treatment the practioner needs to know what symptoms they have, to diagnose them and to help choose…


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