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Principles of Weight Management
Unlike other weight management training courses, this programme aims to help your employees develop their understanding of the principles of managing weight, including the risks associated with this, how body image may influence weight management, effective methods of weight management and planning a short weight management programme.
Section 1: The risks associated with ineffective weight management
In this section, your employees will learn about terms relating to ineffective weight management, recognise health risks associated with obesity and emaciation and learn about the signs of malnourishment.
Section 2: How body image may influence weight management
Within this section, your employees will understand the meaning of the term ‘body image’ and cover media portrayal of body image and its effect on weight management.
Section 3: Effective methods of weight management
This section covers the role of a balanced diet and the meaning of the term ‘energy balance’. Your employees will also cover weight management programmes, lifestyle choices and the common myths about weight loss.
Section 4: Planning a short weight management programme
In this section, your employees will learn how to plan their own programmes, identify goals and collect information.
The benefits of this course include:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Understanding Eating Disorders
Food Safety Awareness
Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
Explore the Principles of Healthy Eating
Understand the Principles of Exercise and Fitness