Great Yarmouth & Waveney
Cardiac Support Group
Reg`d Chaity 1001132
Affiliated with British Heart Foundation
This group has been exercising now for approximately 4 years. It originated at the Burrage centre (James Paget hospital), but following increased room costs the group moved to Oulton Community centre, where it has been ever since.
The group averages about 10 participants of all abilities. The class consists of an hours exercise using steps, seated cycles, a trampet and dumbbells. The class caters for those people with a heart condition and require a referral from their G.P. All abilities can and will be catered for.
The class is every Wednesday between 10.15 and 11.45. Because the session deals with heart complaints a period of 15 minutes before and after the exercise hour is needed to check everyone’s pulse and medication status.
The session is run by Mark Nussey, who is a fully qualified Cardiac rehabilitation instructor, who trained with the British Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation. Mark also is qualified to exercise people with the following conditions : Chronic Respiratory, Diabetes. These qualify Mark to be on the Register of Exercise Professionals at the Highest level. Level 4 Specialist instructor.