This week’s assignment:
1. Describe rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis in your own words. What are the primary concerns for you as a trainer when training a client with arthritis? (3)
2. What are the muscles that make up the rotator cuff? List the mechanisms for rotator cuff injury and contraindicated movements. (3)
Learning Experience (20)
Choose one of the following learning experiences. Perform the experience as instructed and write a 250 word essay describing your experience and what you gained from participating. Provide a comprehensive explanation of your findings, including the answer to the learning experience, as well as how this knowledge can benefit you in your service to your future clients, friends, and/or family.
1. Search the Internet or local library for “strength training and osteoporosis.” Find articles (from research or scholarly journals) to provide supporting information for an essay on the benefits of strength training on osteoporosis.
2. Create a list of five weight-bearing activities that would be beneficial for a client with osteoporosis. For each of the exercises, prepare a detailed set of instructions. Describe in detail the client’s body position, safety precautions, alternatives to compensate for limited range of motion, and any other necessary information. Anyone should be able to follow the directions with ease.
The information covered in this week’s lecture and reading assignments will help you answer the following assignment. Your answers should be no less than 250 words and typed in a Microsoft Word document. When you are finished, upload the Word document to be graded using the dropbox below.
This week’s assignment:
Client Profile: Maddie
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Maddie has been recently diagnosed with severe osteoarthritis. Simple everyday chores are not only difficult for her, but are becoming very painful. Research this chronic condition and design a training program appropriate for this condition. Include any contraindications to exercise that you may discover in your research and address them in your answer. Maddie was for the most part sedentary in her younger years. Discuss how this may have contributed to her present condition. In your answer include the number of days per week you will train this client, the types of exercises she will be performing, the number of sets & repetitions, and so forth. Include citations of the research you based your recommendations on and explain why you feel this is the best course of action.
Make sure you do a complete workout plan in a chart form.
ill send everything i have.