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UP.PT - Faculty of Medicine

Exercise Prescripton Course

Exercise prescription in clinical practice is a fundamental therapeutic tool for the prevention and control of multiple chronic diseases, replacing or complementing pharmacological therapy.
For the prescription of exercise it is necessary the interdisciplinary of the medical sciences of Physiology and training.
Although doctors are required to prescribe exercise, they have not received adequate training in undergraduate education.

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Developing the necessary skills and knowledge so that, through good practice, health professionals can prescribe exercise to their patients in a perspective of prevention and treatment.

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Faculty of Medicine
Type of Course
Continuing Training Course
162 Hours / 6.0 ECTS

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024