Very thorough and informative.
|Provider:||ACE - American Council On Exercise|
|CEC Credits:||ACE 0.2 CECs , ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 2.0 CECs, NBHWC 2.0 CECs|
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
I liked that it had a nice balance of explaining concepts with also applied material.
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