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Cancellation Policy

Notification received within 7 calendar days of booking – Full refund*
Notification 4+ weeks – Full refund, minus 25% admin fee
Notification 2-4 weeks – Full credit** to your FitPro account for future use, minus 25% admin fee
Notification less than 2 weeks – ViPR training: Full credit** to your FitPro account for future use, minus 25% admin fee. Any cancellations need to be received by 3.30pm on the working day immediately prior to the ViPR training event

*If the ViPR training falls within 7 days of booking, the terms for 'notification less than 2 weeks' applies

**Please note that credits can be used for any FitPro purchase (excluding FitPro Shop) and will remain on file for 12 months only. After this time, all monies will be forfeited

Please note that non-attendance without prior notification will result in all monies being forfeited

All cancellations must be in writing via email to training@fitpro.com.

Transfer Policy

Transfer notification at any time – 15% admin charge

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Additional Activity Insurance


Additional Activity cover is an extension to the Instructors Public Liability scheme. Each of the following activities are available for a small additional premium and run in conjunction with your FitPro Instructor Public Liability. The price is calculated on a pro-rata basis subject to the expiry date of the Instructors Public & Teacher Liability £10m cover.


  • MOTHERS EXERCISING PUSHING BABIES IN BUGGIES Purchase
    £62.00 (£56.62 insurance premium/ £5.38 insurance premium tax)
  • MOTHER/TODDLER SINGING GROUPPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • CHILDREN'S EXERCISEPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • CHILDREN'S YOGAPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • CHILDREN'S SOFTBALLPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • ZUMBATONIC - CHILDREN'S CLASSESPurchase
    £55.00 (£50.25 insurance premium/ £4.75 insurance premium tax)
  • BALLET CLASSESPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • DANCE, DRAMA, SINGINGPurchase
    £62.00 (£56.62 insurance premium/ £5.38 insurance premium tax)
  • POLE DANCINGPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • CHEERLEADINGPurchase
    £62.00 (£56.62 insurance premium/ £5.38 insurance premium tax)
  • ANTI-GRAVITY YOGAPurchase
    £62.00 (£56.62 insurance premium/ £5.38 insurance premium tax)
  • ROLLER BLADE TUITIONPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • TAI CHIPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • HATTON BOXINGPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • NETBALLPurchase
    £31.00 (£28.31 insurance premium/ £2.69 insurance premium tax)
  • MOUNTAIN BIKINGPurchase
    £62.00 (£56.62 insurance premium/ £5.38 insurance premium tax)
  • CARDIAC REHABILITATIONPurchase
    £62.00 (£56.62 insurance premium/ £5.38 insurance premium tax)
  • SUMMER CAMPPurchase
    £54.50 (£49.79 insurance premium/ £4.71 insurance premium tax)
  • WORK EXPERIENCEPurchase
    £54.50 (£49.79 insurance premium/ £4.71 insurance premium tax)
  • LIFESTYLE COACHING & PRE RETIREMENTPurchase
    £62.00 (£56.62 insurance premium/ £5.38 insurance premium tax)
  • MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCYPurchase
    £62.00 (£56.62 insurance premium/ £5.38 insurance premium tax)
  • CRECHE INSURANCEPurchase
    £27.50 (£25.12 insurance premium/ £2.38 insurance premium tax)
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Associate benefits

Regular fitness newsletter

FitPro's monthly e-newsletter, with news, tools and giveaways.

Fitness training and education

Access to FitPro training, including ViPR and PTA Global.

Fitness insurance

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Business membership


Business membership is the perfect package for club managers and corporates who are looking to stay up to date with the latest developments in the fitness industry, with access to our fantastic publication, Fitpro Business, as well as great discounts on advertising and more.


Benefits of Business membership

Fitpro business magazine

12 month's subscription to Fitpro Business.

Regular fitness newsletter

FitPro's monthly e-newsletter, with news, tools and giveaways.

Fitness training and education

Access to FitPro training, including ViPR and PTA Global.

Fitness insurance

Exclusive insurance policy options.

Fitness clothing and equipment

10% discount off clothing and equipment at FitProShop.com.

Advertising discounts

Great discounts on advertising rates in FitPro publications.

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Membership cost: £45 (UK) | £50 (Europe) | £55 (Rest of World)

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Benefits of FitPro membership

Fitpro magazine

Fitpro Magazine: The UK's leading publication bringing you the latest research, education and industry news to keep you ahead of the game

Fitness insurance

Instructor insurance: Low cost Public & Teacher Liability insurance for qualified instructors and students on recognised instructor courses

Fitness training and education

Personal development: Access to ongoing training and education opportunities to enhance your professional development

Member discounts

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Regular fitness newsletter

Community: Join our community of like-minded passionate industry professionals who love what they do

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PTontheNet membership


PTontheNet membership will offer you full access to FitPro training programmes and products, monthly e-newsletter and insurance, as well as 12 months' subscription to ptonthenet.com, an online facility offering education to fitness professionals.


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PTontheNet

12 months' access to ptonthenet.com.

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Fitness training and education

Access to FitPro training, including ViPR and PTA Global.

Fitness insurance

Exclusive insurance policy options.

Fitness clothing and equipment

10% discount off clothing and equipment at FitPro.com.

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References — Summer 2016 issue


The fitness word

References

  1. Pavey, T.G. et al (2011) Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ 2011;343:d6462 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d6426
  2. NICE (2014) Physical activity: exercise referral schemes. Public health guideline published 24 September 2014: www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph54
  3. Dean, B.J.F. (2015) GMC's supposedly independent training review included secret meetings with politicians. http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2400
  4. https://fullfact.org/health/are-half-nhs-workers-obese/, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  5. Norcross, J.C. (2011) Psychotherapy relationships that work. Oxford University Press.
  6. ACSM (2001) Resource manual for guidelines for exercise testing and prescription (4th Edition). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 356-357.

The weighting game: Olympic lifting for children

Reference

  1. Active Peoples Survey
  2. Faigenbaum, A.D., Kraemer, W.J., Blimkie, C.J. et al (2009) Youth resistance training: Updated position statement paper from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, J Strength Cond Res, 23: S60-79.
  3. Wilson, G., Bird, S.P., O’Connor, D., Jones, J. (2007) Resistance training for children and youth: a position stand from the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA). www.strengthandconditioning.org
  4. Lloyd, R.S., Faigenbaum, A.D., Myer, G.D., Stone, M.H., PhD, Oliver, J.L., Jeffreys, I., Moody, J., Brewer, C., Pierce, K. (2012) United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association position statement on youth resistance training, Prof Strength Cond J., 26: 26-39.
  5. Stratton, G., Jones, M., Fox, K.R., Tolfrey, K., Harris, J., Maffulli, N., Lee, M., and Frostick, S.P. (2004) BASES Position Statement on Guideline for Resistance Exercise in Young People. Journal of Sports Sciences, 22: 383-390.
  6. Lloyd, R., Faigenbaum, A., Stone, M., Oliver, J., Jeffreys, I., Moody, J., Brewer, C., Pierce, K., McCambridge, T., Howard, R., Herrington, L., Hainline, B., Micheli, L., Jaques, R., Kraemer, W., McBride, M., Best, T., Chu, D., Alvar, B., Myer, G. (2014) Position statement on youth resistance training: the 2014 International Consensus. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 48: 498-505.
  7. Hamill, B. P., (1994) Relative Safety of Weightlifting and Weight Training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 8(1): 53-57.
  8. Pierce, K.C., Byrd, R.J., Stone, M.H. (2006) Position statement and literature review: Youth weightlifting, Olympic Coach, 18(3).
  9. Faigenbaum, A., McFarland, J. (2008) Relative safety of weightlifting movements for youth, Strength & Conditioning Journal, 30(6): 23-25.
  10. Lloyd, R.S., Oliver, J.L., Meyers, R.W., Moody, J.A., Stone, M.H. (2012) Long-term athletic development and its application to youth weightlifting, Strength & Conditioning Journal, 34(4): 55-66.
  11. Byrd, R., Pierce, K., Rielly, L., and Brady, J. (2003) Young weightlifters ‘performance’ across time, Sports Biomechanics, 2: 133-140.
  12. Myer, G.C., Quatman, C.E., Khoury, J., Wall, E.J., Hewett, T.E. (2009) Youth versus adult ‘weightlifting’ injuries presenting to United States emergency rooms: accidental versus non-accidental injury mechanisms, Journal of Strength Conditioning Research. 23(7): 2,054-2,060.
  13. Faigenbaum, A. (1999) Olympic-style weightlifting, kid style, National Strength & Conditioning Association, 21(3):73-76.

Women less likely to stick to cardiac rehab programmes

Reference

  1. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160427080713.htm, accessed on 25 May.

Exercise as therapy in chronic disease

References

  1. Booth, F.W., Roberts, C.K. and Laye, M.J. (2012) Lack of exercise is a major cause of chronic diseases, Compr Physiol, 2:1,143-1,211.
  2. Pedersen, B.K. and Saltin, B. (2015) Exercise as medicine – evidence for prescribing exercise as therapy in 26 different chronic diseases, Scand J Med Sci Sports, (Suppl. 3) 25: 1-72.
  3. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/sms.12581/epdf, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  4. Riebe, D. et al (2015) Updating ACSM's Recommendations for exercise pre-participation health screening, Med Sci Sports Exerc., 47(11): 2,473-2,479.
  5. http://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Fulltext/2015/11000/Updating_ACSM_s_Recommendations_for_Exercise.28.aspx, accessed on 25 May 2016.

Exercising after a baby

References

  1. https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/guidelines/statements/statement-no-4.pdf?, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  2. http://certification.acsm.org/blog/2015/february/go-green-by-exercising-outdoors, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  3. https://www.acsm.org/public-information/articles/2011/10/04/exercise-during-lactation, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9432092, accessed on 25 May 2016.

Personalising with gene profiling: Part 2

Further reading

  1. Collins ,M., Raleigh, S.M. (2009) Genetic risk factors for musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries, Med Sport Sci, 54:136-149
  2. September, A.V. et al (2009) Variants within the COL5A1 gene are associated with Achilles' tendinopathy in two populations, Br J Sports Med, 43(5):357-365.
  3. Raleigh, S.M. et al (2009) Variants within the MMP3 gene are associated with Achilles' tendinopathy: possible interaction with the COL5A1 gene, Br J Sports Med, 43(7):514-520.
  4. Posthumus, M. et al (2009a) The COL5A1 gene is associated with increased risk of anterior cruciate ligament ruptures in female participants, Am J Sports Med, (11):2,234-2,240.
  5. Collins, M. et al (2009) The COL5A1 genotype is associated with range of motion measurements, Scand J Med Sci Sports.

New statistics on obesity released by HSCIC

References

  1. http://www.hscic.gov.uk/catalogue/PUB20562/obes-phys-acti-diet-eng-2016-rep.pdf, accessed on 25 May 2016.

Understanding insulin

References

  1. What is insulin? https://www.diabetes.org.uk/Guide-to-diabetes/What-is-diabetes/Diabetes-treatments/Insulin/, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  2. Sonksen, P., Sonksen, J. (2000) Insulin: Understanding its action in health and disease, Br J Anaesth, 85: 69-79.
  3. Discovery of Insulin. http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/insulin/discovery-insulin.html, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  4. Novo Vordisk Diabetes. http://www.novonordisk.com, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  5. Kahn, B., Flier, J. (2000) Obesity and insulin resistance, J Clin Invest, 106(4):473-481.
  6. Tran Le, B. et al. (2015) Effect of diet composition and insulin resistance status on plasma lipid levels in a weight loss intervention in women, J Am Heart Assoc, 5.
  7. Westman, E. et al. (2007) Low carbohydrate nutrition and metabolism, Am J Clin Nut, 86(2): 276-284.
  8. Mitri, J. et al. (2011) Effects of vitamin D and calcium supplementation on pancreatic beta cell function, insulin sensitivity, and glycemia in adults at high risk of diabetes: the Calcium and Vitamin D for Diabetes Mellitus (CaDDM) randomized controlled trial, Am J Clin Nutr, 94(2): 486-94.
  9. DeFronzo, R., Tripathy, D. (2009) Skeletal muscle insulin resistance is the primary defect in type 2 diabetes, Diabetes Care, 32(Suppl 2):S157-S163.
  10. Yassin, H. et al. (2009) Effects of exercise and caloric restriction on insulin resistance and cardiometabolic risk factors in older obese adults. A randomised clinical trial. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 31.
  11. Guglielmo, B., Silvana, P. (2011) Sleep and obesity, Curr. Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care, July 14.

My day on a plate

References

  1. http://dietandcancerreport.org/expert_report/recommendations/recommendation_animal_foods.php, accessed on 25 May 2006.
  2. Mamerow, M.M., Mettler, J.A., English, K.L., et al. (2014) Dietary protein distribution positively influences 24-h muscle protein synthesis in healthy adults [published online 29 January 2014], J Nutr.
  3. Layman, D.K. (2013) Protein nutrition, meal timing, and muscle health. In: Berdanier, C.D., Dwyer, J.T., Heber, D. (eds) Handbook of Nutrition and Food, 3rd ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: 861-867.

Group X factor

References

  1. Group X Participation Survey by EMDP and YouGov, http://www.exercisemovedance.org/blog/women-dance-their-way-to-fitness, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  2. Working in Fitness 2016 by EMDP and SkillsActive, http://www.exercisemovedance.org/blog/passionate-workers-cotinue-to-inspire-the-nation, accessed on 25 May 2016.
  3. ACSM Worldwide Fitness Trends 2016, https://www.acsm.org/about-acsm/media-room/news-releases/2015/10/26/annual-survey-reveals-new-1-fitness-trend-in-2016, accessed on 25 May 2016.

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