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Scottish university launches masters degree in wellbeing coaching

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched a new degree aimed at helping exercise professionals "change the public’s perspective of exercise and keeping fit".

The new MSc Exercise Health and Wellness Coaching will begin in September this year and has been developed in-house by RGU’s School of Health Sciences.

According to Laura Stewart, course leader for the new qualification, the MSc will differ from most sports science degrees.

"Traditionally sport science has been focused towards performance sports and working with those who are already engaged in sport and exercise," Stewart said.

"More recently this focus has broadened, with the importance of exercise for health growing in recognition.

"The field of sport science now regularly incorporates teaching around exercise for health with many institutions offering undergraduate and postgraduate study in this field.

"Where we have looked to develop something unique is in encompassing the concept of wellness coaching – a developing area that looks to draw upon coaching philosophies developed in performance sport and applying them to populations with health and wellbeing needs to help address the challenges associated with behaviour change."

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Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched a new degree aimed at helping exercise professionals "change the public’s perspective of exercise and keeping fit".
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Les Mills
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Flooring
The feel of a certain surface under a member’s feet can unconsciously put them in the right headspace to workout. We take a look at the latest flooring projects inspiring members to move...
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Trends
Is going sub-zero the next big thing in health clubs? We take a closer look at the benefits of cryotherapy and some of the options on offer if you’re thinking of making the leap into the big chill
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Wellness
Our industry needs to get older people significantly more active if the UK is to avoid a major crisis in social care, says a new report. Abi Harris explains what the key findings mean for you
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Report
What role can sport and physical activity play in preventing crime and anti-social behaviour – and are our prisons making the most of this opportunity to change lives? Kate Cracknell reports
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Calisthenics: is it just for hardmen, or is it an alternative activity that could appeal to your crossfitters or those in your free weights area? Kath Hudson reports
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The IHRSA European Congress, which takes place next month in Lisbon, Portugal, is a must-attend, must-experience event for industry leaders doing business in Europe says IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh
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How far is the health club industry from completing its evolution from a niche sector to a mass mainstream movement?
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People
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As long as people do the 30-minute circuit, twice a week, they are guaranteed results, and that’s a simple message to get across
People
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You can do lots of great stuff, but find there are still large numbers of people who don’t engage. If you can start to understand why, then you’re onto something
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Interview
Every Blaze participant wears their own Myzone heart rate belt, which monitors their pulse and shows work rate in easy to understand colour zones
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I think we’ll start to see more pay-as-you-go concepts, as they offer better value for money and flexibility. HIIT will stay popular and we will see more use of data in workouts to engage people
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Interview
I’ve always felt uncomfortable with the idea that membership of a full-service club might cost £60 a month, but a personal trainer will watch you do press-ups for an hour and also charge £60. One of those two numbers is wrong and I think the boutique industry will expose that
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We've incorporated mental health and wellbeing into the whole Mindset experience
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Profile
We’re focusing on a clustering strategy to ensure our members have got the choice and convenience of having a club near to home and also one which is near to where they work
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People profile
We don’t sell the transformational dream: our core message to people is the importance of creating a new lifestyle and being fit for life
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Bear Grylls and Chris St George both served in the British Army. Their experience, combined with a results-driven offering, will engage people in exercise - Dave Stalker
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