Elderly Functional Training Specialist


As more people are living longer and seeking to live healthier lives, the demands on the fitness professional for older population continue to grow. This fast-growing population will control most of the wealth and is highly motivated to get and stay healthy. Understanding specific fitness considerations for seniors is imperative to optimizing your older adult clients’ workouts and exercise routines as an Elderly Functional Training Specialist.


Course outline:


1. Anatomy and exercise physiology of older clients 
2. Understanding of chronic conditions associated with aging and how to incorporate exercise for these conditions. 
3. Nutrition for older adults 
4. Fitness assessment for older adults  
5. Muscular strength and power training for older adult  
6. Cardiovascular training for older adult  
7. Flexibility and mobility for older adult  
8. Joint stability and balance training for older adult  
9. Group training for older adult  
10. Goal Setting and motivation techniques for the older adult 



1. 長者運動解剖學及運動生理學
2. 了解與老化相關的慢性疾病,以及如何針對這些疾病進行訓練
3. 長者的營養學
4. 長者的體能評估
5. 長者的肌力訓練
6. 長者的心肺功能訓練
7. 長者的柔軔性和靈活性
8. 長者的關節穩定性和平衡訓練
9. 如何帶領長者運動班
10. 長者的訓練目標設定和激勵技巧

Duration: 18 Hours 
Assessment: Practical
7 CEUs
課時: 18 小時
評估方式: 實習 
學分: 7 CEUs

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