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Certificate In Senior Training Specialist Course

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Certificate In Senior Training Specialist Course

`Engaging in physical fitness was once limited to younger people. However, with different lifestyle diseases affecting older people and average life expectancy continuously decreasing, maintaining fitness among seniors is now starting to pick up pace.`It should be noted that exercising after 50 is not about packing muscles anymore. Rather, it focuses on maintaining functional mobility, prevention of lifestyle diseases as well as keeping mental wear at bay. Since the fitness needs of seniors are different from younger adults, there is a need for fitness professionals who will help this segment of the population to improve their quality of life through the right exercise routines.`If you are a health or fitness professional who is interested to help boost the quality of life of older people, our Senior Fitness Course is designed for you. Apart from teaching you ways to properly communicate and build rapport with older adults, this course will also help you gain an understanding of the aging process and its impact on the body, carry out dietary assessment for seniors, and create effective and safe fitness programs that will help senior clients stay healthy and fit. `Our Senior Fitness Course is becoming more and more important as the number of older adults continues to grow fast. By becoming a certified Senior Fitness Specialist, you will have the knowledge and skills to encourage this segment of the population to engage in physical activity and fitness as a means to ward off diseases and live with independence.

COURSE UNITS

Lesson 1: Understanding Senior Fitness
  • 1.1 The Senior Fitness Trainer
  • 1.2 Code of Ethics
  • 1.3 Senior’s View on Life and Health
  • 1.4 The Physiology of a Senior’s Body
  • 1.5 Distinctions Between Seniors and Other Age Groups
Lesson 2: Terms To Remember
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Definitions
Lesson 3: The Basics Of Human Physiology
  • 3.1 The Body
  • 3.2 Life After 65
Lesson 4: Essentials Of Fitness
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Guidelines for Assessment
Lesson 5: Assessing The Client
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Different Types of Assessment
  • 5.3 Components of Fitness
Lesson 6: Stretching And Flexibility
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Stretching Exercises
Lesson 7: Developing Your Strength With The Right Equipment
  • 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Training Tools
Lesson 8: Strength Exercises
  • 8.1 Different Training Routines to Develop Strength
Lesson 9: Improving Balance
  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Balance Exercises
  • 9.3 Balance Exercises Using Training Equipment
Lesson 10: Chair Workout
  • 10.1 Introduction
  • 10.2 Sitting Exercises for Different Body Parts
  • 10.3 Chair Workout Using a Ball
Lesson 11: Nutrition For Seniors
  • 11.1 Introduction
  • 11.2 Carbohydrates
  • 11.3 Fats
  • 11.4 Protein
  • 11.5 Vitamins
  • 11.6 Minerals
  • 11.7 Water
Lesson 12: A Guide To Sports Injuries And Treatments
  • 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 Treatment for Ankle Injuries
  • 12.3 Treatment for Back Problems
  • 12.4 Treatment for Bursitis
  • 12.5 Treatment for Cramps in the Calf Muscle
  • 12.6 Treatment for Fractures
  • 12.7 Treatment for Hamstring Strain
  • 12.8 Treatment for Impingement Syndrome
  • 12.9 Treatment for Neck Pains
  • 12.10 Treatment for PFPS and CMP
  • 12.11 Treatment for Rotator Cuff Injury
  • 12.12 Treatment for Rupture of the Achilles Tendon
  • 12.13 Treatment for Periostitis
Lesson 13: A Guide To First Aid
  • 13.1 Introduction
  • 13.2 First Aid for Abdominal Injury
  • 13.3 First Aid for Asthma
  • 13.4 First Aid for Choking
  • 13.5 First Aid for Drowning
  • 13.6 First Aid for Epileptic Seizure
  • 13.7 First Aid for Heart Attack
  • 13.8 First Aid for Severe External Bleeding
  • 13.9 First Aid for Internal Bleeding
  • 13.10 Administering Artificial Respiration
  • 13.11 Administering CPR
Lesson 14: The Business Side Of Fitness Training
  • 14.1 Introduction
  • 14.2 Developing Your Business Skills
  • 14.3 Initiating the Business
  • 14.4 Feedback from the Client
  • 14.5 Legal Accountabilities and Insurance
  • 14.6 Acquiring Clients
  • 14.7 Other Business Considerations
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