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Healthcare, Sport and Wellness Sports, Exercise and Recreation Management

Certificate for Module (Exercise Support for Healthy Ageing)
證書(單元 : 樂齡運動支援)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
30 hours
English, supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
Deadline on 23 Mar 2024 (Sat)
2587 3295
2807 2054
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The programme aims to provide students with knowledge of the beneficial training effects of exercise and the proper food requirements for healthy ageing. It also aims to introduce the physiological changes, physiological assessment criteria and progress monitoring in exercise programming for ageing and aged clients. Discussion will also cover specific energy and nutritional needs, exercise food strategies, dietary supplements and functional foods that may further enhance the effects of training in active older adults.

Programme Details

Intended Learning Outcomes 預期學習成果

On completion of the programme, students should be able to: 完成課程後,學生應該能夠:

  • describe the physiological and physical changes that take place during the ageing process 描述年紀增長過程中的生理和身體變化

  • identify the dietary needs to support exercise programmes for active older adults 認識支援活躍樂齡人士運動計劃的飲食需求
  • plan a basic exercise programme to support active older adults 擬定一個支援樂齡人士的基本運動訓練計劃


  1. Physical and physiological changes during the ageing process 年齡增長過程中的生理變化
  2. Role of exercise and diet in ageing and for active older adults 運動和飲食對活躍長者的作用
  3. Introduction to exercise prescription and programming 編製樂齡運動介紹
  4. Resistant Training: Body Weight, Theraband and Free Weight  阻力訓練:體重、練力帶和自由力量訓練
  5. Body measurement and dietary monitoring in exercise for older individuals 活躍長者的身體測量和飲食監測
  6. Energy and nutrient recommendations for overweight/obese seniors in exercise 超重/肥胖長者的能量和營養建議
  7. Protein strategies in strength exercise for the aged 長者力量運動的蛋白配方
  8. Fluid strategies for older adults in exercise 長者運動時的液體攝取策略
  9. Dietary supplements for older adults in exercise 長者的運動膳食補充
  10. Functional foods for older adults in exercise 長者的運動功能性食品
  11. Meal planning to support older adults participating in sport and exercise activities 支援長者參與體育運動的膳食計劃
  12. Planning and monitoring exercise and diet in support programmes for active older adults 樂齡運動支援的運動規劃、監測及飲食
Application Code 2180-HS184A Apply Online Now
Time Tuesdays evening / Weekend daytime 星期二晚上/周末下午
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Class Details

Upon completion of the programme students are required to achieve 70% attendance and pass all the assessment and a Certificate for Module (Exercise Support for Healthy Ageing) will be awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE. 學員修畢課程,上課出席率達70%或以上,並通過評核取得合格成績,按香港大學體制,經香港大學專業進修學院獲準頒授「證書(單元: 樂齡運動支援)」。

Teaching Mode 教學模式

Lecture (30 hours) 講授 (30小時):
The 30 lecture hours include both theory and practical sessions in activities such as body measurement, warm up exercise, stretching, resistance training etc. 30小時的講堂包括理論和實踐課程,如身體測量、熱身運動、伸展運動、阻力訓練等。

Assessment 評核 :

  1. Individual written assignment: 500 words (50%)   個人作業:共500字(50%)
  2. Group Work (3 to 4 students): Practical Presentation on exercise and diet programme for older adults in exercise, 20  minutes each. (50%)  小組簡報(每組3至4名學生):關於樂齡人士的運動及饍食計劃,每組20分鐘。 (50%)


Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3600

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have completed Senior Secondary Curriculum or HKCEE Curriculum.



  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Exercise Support for Healthy Ageing)
證書(單元: 樂齡運動支援)
COURSE CODE 41C131141 FEES $3,600 ENQUIRY 2587-3295
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Exercise Support for Healthy Ageing)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [3])


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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.