This senior foundational online course is for a variety of audiences like health and fitness professionals and others wanting to gain core senior knowledge through impactful lecture video’s. Video’s will cover training, and competency aspects to assess fitness levels, design fitness programs and provide motivating exercise instruction for older adults. This course is a great addition to your knowledge base and allows you the opportunity to learn the proper exercise techniques, stretching, programming and safety needed for your older adult clients. The population of individuals 65 and older is increasing rapidly. This offers the personal trainer ideas on how to work with clients as they age.
We also have an online progressive online course to complete both phases of preparing to actually lead in-person programs. Check that one out too.
Special Note: This course has the option to complete to test for a national certification with the other online course.
Textbook (Sold Separately)
Rose, D. (2019). Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults (2nd ed.)*. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
* This is a customized e-book made exclusively for W.I.T.S. students.