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Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month

Fitness Guidance for Chronic Disease Management

Exercise has proven to be beneficial in the prevention and treatment of many chronic diseases. It is therefore recommended to establish healthy physical activity habits in our daily life. Although there are many accessible fitness facilities at HKU, it might still be difficult for beginners to start exercise training due to the lack of experience and confidence to work-out in a gym setting.

The CSE embraces the mission of promoting exercise training to those in need and helping people to establish a healthy lifestyle.  As an extension of our EIM initiative, we are delighted to offer FREE fitness guidance during the EIM Month to people with chronic diseases: such as high cholesterol, overweight, hypertension, high blood glucose, osteoporosis. With help from our Exercise Specialists, we will help you with a training programme specifically tailored to your health condition. More importantly, this training programme is offered outside your work hours. So if you have chronic health conditions and not sure how to start your exercise routine, come and join our programme for Free!

Programme Details

The FREE training programme consists of a 45 minute consultation with our Exercise Specialist and a 60 minute group training session.


Individual consultation and assessment can be scheduled in October at one of the time slots below:

  1. Monday: 0900 – 0945

  2. Tuesday: 0800 – 0845

  3. Wednesday: 0800 – 0845

  4. Thursday: 0800 – 0845

  5. Friday: 0800 – 0845

Group based guided training will be scheduled in October at one of the time slots below:

  1. Tuesday: 1900 – 2000

  2. Thursday: 1900 – 2000

Venue: CSE Active (Fitness Centre, Room 3.36, 3/F, The Jockey Club Tower)

This Free trial package has limited slots on a first come first served basis and will only be offered throughout the Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month in October 2019. Following registration, successful applicants will be contacted to schedule and confirm the appointment for the first session. Registration for this program is only eligible to our HKU Campus Community (staff, student, spouse & reitree) with above mentioned chronic diseases/symptoms. If you are generally healthy, please refer to Personal Fitness Guidance For All.

Through this programme we hope to encourage our campus community to start their healthy lifestyle. Further continuation of the training program after the two sessions is optional and can be requested in consultation with our Exercise Specialists.

 

Please note that this free trail package is only available during October 2019 with limited slots on a first come first served basis until all sessions are filled.