0.1 ACE CECs
- Continuing Education
Aging and Exercise: Reduce Cognitive Decline with Physical Activity
|Provider:||ACE - American Council On Exercise|
|CEC Credits:||ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 1.0 CECs|
Help Fend Off Cognitive Decline in Active Agers
Working with the active aging community gives you the chance to help people maintain their health—and their independence. Cognitive decline is one of the largest factors in the loss of independence, and it’s an issue that is growing worldwide. According to World Health Organization, around 50 million people have dementia, and that number is projected to reach 82 million in 2030. Exercise, however, may be the key to keeping people healthy both physically and mentally. Research now indicates that cognitive decline can improve with specialized exercises that combine physical and cognitive elements.
In this video training, Dianne McCaughey Ph.D.—a gerontology expert, international speaker and author—will teach you the science of exercise for the active ager. With a focus on building neuroplasticity, you will learn how to design exercises and activities that stimulate the brain and the body simultaneously. The course offers practical, evidence-based information and tools to help stimulate cognitive function in your aging clients so they can thrive in their golden years.
You will learn:
- The levels of cognitive and emotional function
- The risk factors for cognitive decline and implement strategies to manage and prevent them
- To apply simple, social and fun activities to stimulate various aspects of cognitive function
Great course! Helpful and beneficial for any age clients. Good information backed up by research. Presentation was good as well as exercises to challenge the mind and body in playful manner. Definitely recommend! Will be incorporating this with all my clients.
Presenter was knowledgeable about topic. Information was well presented and supported with research. Example routines were well designed and illustrated what the presenter discussed.
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