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Exercise and Education Programs for Individuals Living with Chronic Health Conditions
Exercise and lifestyle modification play an important role in managing chronic disease. Yet, for many living with chronic health conditions, beginning an exercise routine can be daunting given physical limitations, safety concerns, lack of information about the disease process and a variety of other factors.
Cooper Tracks provides the guidance and support needed to help participants begin exercising, increase confidence and develop habits to live healthier to help manage their chronic conditions.
The program is designed for:
- Individuals transitioning from a completed rehabilitative program to regular physical activity
- Sedentary individuals diagnosed with a chronic disease who want to begin an exercise program
• Diagnosed with stable cardiovascular disease • Completed cardiac rehabilitation or do not qualify for cardiac rehabilitation • Diagnosed with cardiovascular risk factors
• Osteoarthritis • Rheumatoid arthritis • Other inflammatory arthritic conditions
• Pre-diabetes • Type 1 or 2 diabetes
- 8 weeks in length
- 2 small group exercise classes/education sessions per week
- Educational content specific to disease process, nutrition and lifestyle modification
- Pre- and post- program health assessments
- Exercise tracking tools
- Social support and accountability
Program trainers receive virtual training and a comprehensive Trainer Manual including:
- Participant Forms
- Safety Precautions
- Exercise Programming
- Program Processes
- Health Assessment Protocols
- Education Materials
Call 972.560.3263 or complete our online form to learn how Cooper Tracks can help you meet the chronic disease management needs of your community.