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Medical Fitness - Fitness for Medical Health

Many physical inactivity related diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, obesity and high cholesterol can be prevented and/or treated by being more physically active. Depending on your health and fitness situation choose from a range of testing services and programmes that will suit your individual situation.

Each of our MedFit programmes consist is available for all people to join (HKU Staff and Students will have a discounted price). 

Next round of classes will start in the week of the 29th of January 2024.

Registration of the classes will start on the 12th of January 2024 at 10am.

Course Information

Target Group:

Those at risk of hypertension (high blood pressure)

Hypertension Prevention

Hypertension is one of the most common medical disorders. It is associated with an increased incidence of all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality (1). Lifestyle modifications such as regular exercise can help to control the hypertension and even reduce the blood pressure.

After completing the gold-standard DXA body composition scan, you will then engage in an 10-week training intervention with CSE Exercise Specialists. Training will be conducted using various monitoring system to ensure effective workouts which target in controlling blood pressure, reducing body fat percentage, improving muscle mass and fat mass and cardio fitness level.

1. Pescatello, L. S., Franklin, B. A., Fagard, R., Farquhar, W. B., Kelley, G. A., & Ray, C. A. (2004). Exercise and hypertension. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 36(3), 533-553.

Group 1

Mondays

16:30 - 17:30

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