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Understanding and Motivating Midlife and Older Adults

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM 1.0 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains: Online Content Online Quiz
  • American Council on Exercise American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

As your clients age, their needs and abilities change. Find ways to connect with them personally through workouts that take their age and fitness level into account. Develop an awareness of stereotypes of mid-life and older adults, and how to work toward building healthy habits. This course will help you with effective communication, leadership, and motivation techniques to use for this special population.


You will learn:

  • Effective communication and motivation techniques for mid-life and older adults
  • Theories of behavior change and how to effectively work with a variety of clients
  • Techniques to empower clients to facilitate behavior change
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