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Now offering: BCRPA Older Adult Certification Course by Correspondence

BCRPA Older Adult Certification Course by Correspondence We are so proud to offer the BCRPA approved Older Adult Leadership course by Correspondence.  Our correspondence course is 9 assignments and will guide you through such areas as how to: Provide initial health screening and lead … Continue reading

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BCRPA Group Fitness practicum hours FAQs

BCRPA Group Fitness 8 practicum hours FAQs Answers from BCRPA regarding the 8 practicum hours required for the group fitness certification prior to  the Group Fitness ICE.  Here is a link to the BCRPA Scope of Practice documentation: Click Here … Continue reading

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Does ceasing exercise induce depressive symptoms?

A recent study in the Journal of Affective Disorders “Does ceasing exercise induce depressive symptoms? A systematic review of experimental trials including immunological and neurogenic markers” by Morgan, Julie A. et al. (Journal of Affective Disorders , Volume 234 , 180 – … Continue reading

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Muscle growth and strength development – training muscles 6x vs. 3x per week!

Muscle growth and strength development – training muscles 6x vs. 3x per week Check out this study by Gomes et al. (2018) which found greater strength development and muscle growth when training each muscle 6 times per week compared to … Continue reading

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Update on the Drug – RANOLAZINE

Personal Trainers – be AWARE! Ranolazine is a second-line therapeutic agent prescribed for angina pectoris, for which chest pain is the main symptom. It works to improve blood flow to help the heart work more effectively and also has been … Continue reading

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UPCOMING COURSE – BCRPA Group Fitness (March 10 & 11)

BCRPA approved GROUP FITNESS Certification Course this weekend (March 10 & 11 – 2018).  Saturday/Sunday (9-5:30pm).  Only 2 spot remaining – call (604-372-3233), email (info@kinesiologists.ca) or click this link to reserve your spot: http://kinesiologists.ca/wp/bcrpa-certification/2018-bcrpa-classroom-course-schedule/

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