Fitness

UNDERSTANDING EATING DISORDERS FOR FITNESS PROFESSIONALS

Fitness professionals have a potentially very important role in helping to prevent the serious consequences of an eating disorder. While exercise is important for healthy living, it can become obsessional for those with eating disorders and can be a form of perfectionism. The risk to heart, bones, fertility and even of suicide, are great.

ABC are delighted to offer this CIMSPA endorsed CPD e-learning course, specifically tailored to the needs of all types of fitness professionals. Highly practical and interactive, this one-hour introductory level course identifies the main signs and symptoms to look out for, how to initiate a conversation appropriately with someone you may be concerned about, and how best to support them. 

Tried and tested by fitness professionals, here's what some had to say about the course:

'I've gained confidence in approaching a client who maybe suffering with an eating disorder', 'The course scenarios are very helpful', 'Course content is great', 'Format and graphics really easy to use', 'I liked the interactive elements'

Succesful completion of the course: CIMSPA CPD 1 POINT

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Topics covered include:

  • Facts and figures on eating disorders in the UK
  • Signs and symptoms of the main eating disorders 
  • Insights into the psychological aspects of eating disorders
  • How to approach a gym user or client who may be showing signs of an eating disorder    
  • Adapting the training programme safely and effectively
  • Signposting to sources of expert help and support

Upon completion of the course, your CPD certificate will be available to download. 

Price: £29.00

For individual user licences, please go to our online shop where you can register for this course via Paypal.

For multiple course licences, organisation discounts and all training enquiries, please email our Training Manager: training@anorexiabulimiacare.org.uk


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