The goal of this program is to provide instructors, personal trainers, health care providers with comprehensive yet practical approach of facilitating an aging population with a variety of medical conditions for both frail and active seniors. Our programs involve both a theory segment and practical component to help you learn the program.
Topics that will be covered include:
Introduction to teaching land fitness for Senior’s in a group setting
Exercise Benefits & Principles
Functional Fitness Assessments Protocols and related exercise design
A full Senior Program or Class Design
Methods of monitoring and regulating exercise intensity
How to design exercise sets or segments specific for cardiovascular training, muscular endurance and strength, flexibility and mobility, posture, balance and agility
Understanding Basic Anatomy and Joint Action
Understanding Functional Range of Motion for each joint action.
Programming for Activities of Daily Living (ADL's)
Programming for abdominal, balance and gait training
Lots of exercise inventory ideas and sample exercise inventory
Chair Exercise program (standing and sitting)
Basic Exercise with machines
Mind Body Connection with Relaxation Techniques
Study Guide Questions & Answers
Screening and safety considerations for the aging population and medical conditions.
How to progress and modifications your programs for multi skilled and a diverse health history
Coaching and teaching tips for common medical conditions.
Practical applications for facilitating a clientele with common medical conditions such as hip, knee, neck, shoulder, back and ankle problems.
HOME STUDY PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES
Comprehensive Senior's Instructor manual
Study guide questions & answers,
2 laminated reference program cards,
8.0 hour quiz,
DVD069- Gentle Fitness for Seniors,
DVD074 - Seniors Land Fitness DVD (2 DVD's)
CEC's for 8.0 hours for 8.0 WaterART, 8.0 AFPA, 8.0 AEA ( when quiz is successfully completed)
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