Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
Type: Online Course
Included:
Online Content
Online Quiz
CEC Credits: ACE 0.2 CECs , ACSM 2.0 CECs, CI 2.0 Contact Hours, ICHWC 2.0 Contact Hours

With more than 25 percent of Americans over the age of 65, learning to safely and effectively train senior adults could mean a tremendous business opportunity for you. Make training more accessible to older adults by learning how you can train them in their homes. Discover balance and movement challenges for the core, upper and lower body, and exercise modifications that take into account considerations applicable to senior clients. Includes a 20-question online quiz you can complete from your home or office.

You will learn:

  • Role of exercise in restoring or maintaining functional independence in older adults
  • Program design and safety considerations for working with senior clients at home
  • Development of a home exercise program with progressions for core, balance, lower- and upper-body strength, integrated whole-body movements, and stretching for older adults

CEC Credits

Approved by the following organizations for continuing education hours:

ACSM
2.00 CECs

ACSM CEC Approval

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that "American Council on Exercise" meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2017 - December 2020). Providership # 687637

CI
2.00 Contact Hours
ICHWC
2.00 Contact Hours

Reviews

This was a course that assumed the senior could get up and down from the floor. Many seniors cannot do this. This would have been better titled "In Home Training for Fit Seniors".