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.
Those at risk of low back pain (due to bad posture)
Low Back Pain Prevention
Low back pain is a common cause of disability with studies showing around 80% of adults experience lower back pain at least once in their life. Exercise therapy is the most widely used type of conservative treatment for low back pain. Systematic reviews have shown that exercise therapy is effective for reducing lower back pain by improving mobility and stability through regular targeted exercises.?
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 aim to reduce low back pain, body fat percentage, improve muscle mass and fat mass and cardio fitness level.