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Strength Training Older Adults

1.2 ACE, 1.2 NASM, 1.0 NFPT, 1.3 NSCA(CSCS, NSCA-CPT) Order online at www.AAHF.info $169.00 electronic format or $189.00 hardcopy format Strength Training Older Adults addresses the information and tools needed to educate, motivate, and assist older adults in committing to and benefiting from individualized strength training programs. Guidelines for senior strength training provide a basis for program design, and recommendations for program modifications that construct strength training programs that meet each client’s needs, abilities, and limitations. Illustrations and biomechanically sound instructions for exercises that use resistance machines, free weights, body weight, elastic bands, and balls present proper techniques with clear explanations. Unique teaching scripts offer strategies for communicating information that will help clients avoid errors that cause injury or reduce the effectiveness of the exercise. Electronic format -- The Strength Training Older Adults certificate package with online test includes the eBook version of the 344-page Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults by Thomas R. Baechle and Wayne Westcott (accessed through Adobe Air with instructions for downloading Adobe Air) and an 86-page workbook provided in PDF format. Instructions for completing the 40 question multiple-choice online test and obtaining CECs are also included in PDF format. Note: This course package is made available for immediate access and download after purchase. All materials for this electronic format course are available electronically. Nothing is mailed. Hard copy format -- The Strength Training Older Adults certificate package with online test includes the 344-page book Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults by Thomas R. Baechle and Wayne Westcott and an 86-page workbook. Instructions for completing the 40 question multiple-choice online test and obtaining CECs are also included. Note: Course materials for this hardcopy format program are sent through USPS Priority Mail.
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