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Could I Take part?

All clients must meet the activity levels criteria and meet at least one other condition to be eligible for exercise referral

EXERCISE REFERRAL CRITERIA

Activity Levels

  • Not moderately active for 3 or more times per week.
  • Deconditioned through age or inactivity

CHD Risk Factors

  • Raised blood pressure more than 140/90 (either)

                                         But less than 180/100 (either)

  1. Weight management (BMI Greater than 28)
  • Controlled diabetes                         GP Referral                                                                                

          Impaired Glucose tolerance

  • High Cholesterol (Greater than 5.0) 
  • Family history of heart disease or diabetes
  • Referral from cardiac rehabilitation

Mental Health

  • Mild anxiety, depression or stress

 Musculoskeletal/joint pain

  • At risk of osteoporosis                                                                              
  • Arthritis (mild)
  • Poor mobility
  • Musculoskeletal pain, including back pain.

Respiratory/Pulmonary

  • Chronic Obstructive pulmonary disorder Mild, moderate and well controlled (COPD)
  • Asthma, bronchitis, enphesema)

Neurological Conditions

  • Multiple Sclerosis

Other 

  • Smoker
  • Chronic fatigue

 Exclusions:

  • Aged 16 or under
  • Unstable angina
  • Blood pressure 180/100 (in either) or above and/or uncontrolled or porrly controlled hypertension.
  • Cardio myopathy
  • Uncontrolled tachycardia
  • Cardiac arrythmia
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Unexplained dizzy spells
  • Excessive or unexplained  breathlessness on exertion
  • Uncontolled or pooorly controlled asthma (servere COPD)
  • First 12 weeks of pregnancy
  • Awaiting medical investigation
  • Aneurysms
  • Cerebro-vascular disease
  • Unstable/newly diagnosed angina (within 6 months)
  • Established coronary heart disease (including myocardial infarction)
  • Any other uncontrolled condition.