One-size-fits-all workout regimens are never a good idea, especially when working with clients over 50. Learn special considerations to help you design personalized programs for older adults, specifically those incorporating strength training. Topics range from the physiology of aging to techniques for motivating and communicating to this growing population. Upon completion of this course, you’ll have a comprehensive knowledge of older clients and specific exercises to help them stay fit.
You will learn:
- Instructional and communication techniques appropriate for older clients
- Safe and effective exercise guidelines for clients over 50
- Physiology of aging clients and modifications to use for specific medical conditions
- Appropriate assessment protocols
This course is included in our Senior Fitness Specialty Certification.
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