Older Adult and Active Aging Fitness Module

Event

Title:
Older Adult and Active Aging Fitness Module
When:
Saturday June 9 2018, 00:00 h - Sunday June 10 2018, 00:00 h
Where:
Nelson, BC
Category:
CFES Fitness Instructor + Personal Trainer Re-certification CEC Workshops

Description

Older Adult Fitness and Active Aging Fitness Workshop

The “Silver Tsunami” is upon us and aging baby boomers want to be fit and healthy! This two-day workshop is aimed at fitness professionals who wish to design safe and effective programs for the 55+ age group. As a participant you will come away with the tools you need for teaching top notch classes from your fitter sports enthusiasts to your more frail but frisky clients.


*This Module is REQUIRED for teaching Osteofit but is also ideal for those who simply want to know! For CFES credits, there is a prerequisite of one specialty module (Group Fitness, Weight Training, or Aquatics).

 

  • OSTEOFIT principles for Posture, Strengthening, and Stretching
  • Balance Training (proactive, reactive, and steady state)
  • Dual-Task training (involving cognition) and how it decreases falls risk
  • Agility Games and Obstacle Courses Your Clients will Love
  • Importance of Preventing Social Isolation
  • Chronic Diseases that may exist (Coronary Artery, COPD, Arthritis)
    Neurological Issues (stroke, vertigo, Parkinson’s, impingement)
  • Screening Tests for Outcome Measures
  • Admission and Exclusion Criteria



Dates & Times:
June 9 & 10, 2018
9-3:30 each day


Location: Nelson & District Community Complex

Course Conductor: Kerry Carlson, BSc. Physiology, BSc Physical Therapy


Registration: Contact Jodi Vousden, Fitness Programmer, NDCC


Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 250-354-4386, Extension 5111


PREREQUISITES: CFES certified Fitness Instructor in any designation or CFES Personal Trainer certification.

CREDITS: This course is recognized for 12 Continuing Education Credits (CECs).

Candidates completing course completions and practicum, CFES certification exam and skills assessment can apply to also receive CFES Active Aging Instructor certification designation.

 

 

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