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Why is it important to have a par Q and informed consent for every participant?
A PAR-Q highlights any medical conditions or physical inabilities that a client may need to speak to their GP about and that the trainer may need to take into consideration during training. From a liability point of view, the PAR-Q reduces the risk of client injury, illness and even accident.
What is an informed consent form for exercise?
An informed consent form tells the participant about what they are going to be involved in and if there are any risks. It must be read and signed by the participant that is completing the fitness test or training programme to ensure that they are aware of what they are going to be doing.
Why is it important in having a par Q questionnaire?
Why You Should Use The PAR-Q With Your Clients. You should use the PAR-Q with your personal training clients because it can identify pre-existing medical conditions that might be aggravated by an increase in physical activity - specifically consistent exercise.
What must be included in a consent form?
The consent form must contain information to allow the subject to make an informed decision about participation in a clinical investigation (see section III, FDA Informed Consent Requirements and Discussion).
What is the purpose of the par Q?
The PAR-Q+ is a 7-step questionnaire for use with persons of all ages. It screens for evidence of risk factors during moderate physical activity and reviews family history and disease severity.
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