Provide information to clients about the role of physical activity, modes of exercise and related services and the importance of healthy activities for daily living.
encourage healthy lifestyle choices
promote a healthy lifestyle
promoting healthy lifestyle
provide information about healthy lifestyles
Skill reusability level
Relationships with occupations
Promote healthy lifestyle is an essential skill of the following occupations:
Leisure attendant: Leisure attendants promote health and fitness participation for new and existing members. They provide a clean, safe and friendly environment that promotes regular member attendance and satisfaction. They are source of information and encouragement for all members and actively assist fitness instructors and other workers wherever possible.
Fitness instructor: Fitness instructors build fitness participation of new and existing members through fitness experiences that meet their needs. They deliver fitness instruction to individuals, with the use of equipment, or to a group, through fitness classes. Both individual and group instructors have the purpose of promoting and delivering safe and effective exercise. Depending on the specific situation, some additional knowledge, skills and competences may be required.
Sophrologist: Sophrologists aim to reduce their clients` stress and produce optimal health and well-being by applying a dynamic relaxation method which consists of a specific set of physical and mental exercises on a doctor’s order.
Personal trainer: Personal trainers design, implement and evaluate exercise or physical activity programmes for one or more individual clients by collecting and analysing client information. They strive to ensure the effectiveness of personal exercise programmes. A personal trainer should also actively encourage potential clients to participate in and adhere to regular programmes, employing appropriate motivational strategies.
Promote healthy lifestyle is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.
Home care aide: Home care aides provide personal assistance and promote autonomy, on a daily basis to individuals who are unable to take care of themselves due to illness, ageing or disability. They assist them with personal hygiene, feeding, communication or medication according to the health care professional’s instructions.
Pilates teacher: Pilates teachers plan, teach, and adapt exercises based on the work and principles of Joseph Pilates. They collect and analyse information for each client to ensure that programmes are safe, appropriate and effective. They apply the principles of Pilates through the planning and teaching of supportive, non-competitive lesson. They motivate and encourage clients to ensure their adherence to regular sessions.
Shiatsu practitioner: Shiatsu practitioners provide health maintenance, health education, whole health evaluation and recommendations for wellbeing, and treatment of certain illness through energetic evaluation of the body’s life energy system (Ki) and regulation of the life energy system through various energetic and manual techniques.
Complementary therapist: Complementary therapists use a range of complementary and alternative therapies to work simultaneously with the clients` body, mind, and spirit in a holistic approach. They offer practices and services for holistic wellbeing, health maintenance, health education, health promotion and prevention of illness, along with the sustainable treatment of certain illnesses, especially chronic illnesses. Their practices include but are not limited to acupuncture, aromatherapy, banotherapy, homeopathy, and herbal medicine.
- Promote healthy lifestyle – ESCO