ISA Certificate in Exercise Prescription for Special Populations (Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disease Individuals)

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ISA Certificate in Exercise Prescription for Special Populations (Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disease Individuals)

(For All NROC Coaches)


Metabolic syndrome identifies people with an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. The different risk factors for metabolic syndrome includes central obesity, hypertension, hyperglycaemia, dyslipidaemia and obesity. Lifestyle intervention such as incorporating physical activity has been shown to reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in this population. This workshop will prepare participants with the exercise prescription guidelines and recommendations for people with cardiovascular disease.  Special considerations during training will also be covered for the respective populations.  The exercise guidelines and recommendations taught in this workshop will be presented using the frequency, intensity, time, and type (FITT) principle, which are core components of an exercise prescription.

About the Presenter

Mr Farij Bin Samsudi has a Masters of Science (Sports & Exercise Studies) from NTU, 10 years coaching experience as a Rugby coach as well as 5 years as a personal trainer has provided Farij with excellent knowledge and skills to design and deliver fitness programs to a wide variety of populations. He is also currently working as a Rugby Development Officer in the Singapore Rugby Union, overlooking schools in West area and manages the logistics for international events such as HSBC 7s 2016 / 2017 and international test matches.

Being a Rugby coach for the past 10 years and 4 years as a personal trainer has provided Farij with much experience with periodization training for people in various age groups. He ensures that his classes are engaging and communicates his understanding through various practical activities.

Date and Time

Upcoming intakes (all Saturdays):

  1. 11 September 2021
  2. 9 October 2021
  3. 13 November 2021
  4. 4 December 2021

All intakes are from 9am to 6pm.


Online lessons via Zoom webinar


  • Public: S$120.00 per pax
  • NROC coaches: S$108.00 per pax (after 10% discount)

NROC coaches to submit proof of NROC membership at registration.

CCE Hours

5 hours


To register, please e-mail or call International Sports Academy (ISA) at 6423 0668. 


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