Seafarers Hospital Society, Fit and Healthy at Sea

Learning Topic: Health and Wellbeing

Product code: #4097

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Working as a seafarer is a challenging job. The risks of experiencing a work-related injury are high, while life at sea makes it difficult to get treatment. That’s why preventative exercises that help avoid injury caused by the physical demands and repetitive nature of work as a seafarer are key.

In this module The Seafarers Hospital Society have put together exercises that are easy to perform in a confined space. They are designed for general mobility and the prevention of injury due to repetition, and do not require any specialised equipment.

A trained physiotherapist demonstrates and explains the value of the exercises.

What you'll learn

Understand the importance of a regular gentle exercise regime and feel empowered to stay fit and healthy at sea

Recognise the value of stretching regularly, twice daily for best results, to reduce risk of injury

Recognise the value of preventative exercise which keeps them healthy while working and in retirement

Recognise ongoing pain and seek advice or treatment.

Course Contents

The course includes the following components.

  • Module #4097 - Fit and Healthy At Sea


There are no pre-requisites for this course

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