Strength Training Older Adults

Learn to train seniors

Where to Study

Online

Strength Training Older Adults

Course Description

This course, brought to you in partnership with the American Academy of Health and Fitness, provides you with all the tools you need for designing and directing sensible strength training programmes for seniors. You can use this course to help your senior clients understand the benefits of strength training, overcome their intimidation, and commit to a training programme that will enable them to enjoy a more vibrant and active lifestyle.

Shortly after registration with HFPA for a course from the American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF) you will receive an email from AAHF notifying you of a new account established for you on the AAHF website. You should follow the instructions in the email and log into that account to find your course materials and online test information. You should also expect other emails from AAHF.

Course Materials

ELECTRONIC FORMAT

This option includes:

  • The ebook version of the 344-page Fitness Professional’s Guide to Strength Training Older Adults by Thomas R. Baechle and Wayne Westcott
  • 80-page workbook in PDF format
  • Online test with two free retakes
  • ACCESSING HUMAN KINETICS EBOOKS

    Accessing Human Kinetics ebooks using your keycode is as easy as 1-2-3

  • We will provide you with a keycode/access code after you place your order
  • You create an account on the VitalSource Bookshelf (if you don’t already have one) and redeem/enter the code
  • After that you will access your eBook by logging into your account on the Vital Source platform and your access will never expire
  • Accreditations & Certifications

    Successful candidates will receive an American Academy of Health and fitness certificate and 12 CEC points.

    This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:

    ACSM 12.0

    BOC Category A 5.00

    NASM 1.2

    CPTN 7.0

    PTAG 13.0

    NSCA 1.0

    YMCA 12.0

    BCRPA 13.0

    ISSA 12.0

    SFA 1.2

    NFPT 1.5

    KIPS 1.2

    NETA 12.0

    HFPA 12.0

    NAFC 1.2

    WITS 12.0

    VBPT 5.0 – Type 1

    The American Academy of Health and Fitness (BOC AP#: P3645) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 13.00 Category A hours/CEUs.

    The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “American Academy of Health and Fitness” meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from December 2017 – December 2020. Providership # 817430

    Career Opportunities
    • Expand your range of clients by now catering to older people
    • Consider opening your own targeted business to specialize in older clientele

    Course Requirements

    You must hold a personal trainer or exercise science qualification to do this course

    From R2,500.00

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