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BACPR Publications

BACPR Publications

Please find below a range of BACPR publications which are available to buy

A valuable resource to every cardiac rehabilitation programme packed with information to develop knowledge and skills in physical activity, exercise advice and exercise training.

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This document outlines the six BACPR standards and core components which aim to ensure programmes are clinical effective, cost effective and achieve sustainable health outcomes for patients. These standards and core components support an integrated approach to prevention and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease as the foundation of every cardiac rehabilitation programme.

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This booklet aims to help you in day to day practice in assessing, monitoring and guiding physical activity and exercise intensity. It includes tables which allow you to have quick access to determining target heart rates and MET values.

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This document provides guidance on the key competences required to ensure the use of best practice standards and guidelines for physical activity and exercise prescription. In total,13 core competences are outlined, identifying specific knowledge and skills for each core competency and a framework to assess the health professional's ability to demonstrate their competency. This document also serves as a tool to monitor the need for continuing professional development for the exercise professional and supporting staff to achieve specific competences.

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This document provides guidance on the key competences required to ensure the use of best practice standards and guidelines for Health Behaviour Change and Education – an integral component of cardiac rehabilitation. In total, 12 core competences are outlined, identifying specific knowledge and skills for each core competency and a framework to assess the health professional's ability to demonstrate their competency. This document also serves as a tool to monitor the need for continuing professional development for the health professional and supporting staff to achieve specific competences.

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This document provides guidance on the key competences required to ensure the use of best practice standards and guidelines for healthy eating and body composition. In total, 7 core competences are outlined, identifying specific knowledge and skills for each core competency and a framework to assess the health professional's ability to demonstrate their competence. This document also serves as a tool to monitor the need for continuing professional development for the exercise professional and supporting staff to achieve specific competences.

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