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Stroke and the Exercise Professional

CPDs : 1

This foundation course is designed to give exercise professionals the knowledge and skills to begin working with stroke survivors.

Suggested Pre-requisite:

  • CIMSPA: L3 Ex Referral

Aims and objectives of course:

  • Understand the pathophysiology of stroke.
  • Understand the impact of stroke, including abnormal muscle synergy patterns.
  • Gain practical examples of how to work with a variety of impairments.

Author Bio

  • Tim Webster

    Tim Webster’s community work includes mentoring the homeless in London with the Big Issue, chairing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Christchurch, helping small roadside businesses in Uganda with his microfinance company Capital for Life, and most recently founding a charitable trust in New Zealand called Exercise as Medicine NZ, which launched in 2018. Through this organisation, Tim and his wife Kris Tynan deliver targeted exercise and rehabilitation programmes to people with long-term health conditions like Parkinson’s, MS, stroke, heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, fibromyalgia, and arthritis. With over 40 years’ experience in health and fitness, Tim is also a Justice of the Peace in New Zealand and even holds a UK private pilot’s licence.