This course will focus on the health and exercise of the ageing population and highlights the importance of understanding the physiology of ageing and the anatomical and physical considerations when programming for older clients. You will develop your understanding of common conditions and injuries as well as the risks of being sedentary. We will revisit risk stratification and explore why this is important for older adults. Falls prevention is an important component of programming for older clients and you will learn the physical benefits of falls prevention programs. Lastly you will examine common barriers to exercise for older adults and what you can do to help your clients overcome them.
- What happens when we age?
- The risks of a sedentary lifestyle
- Common conditions and injuries with ageing
- Injury risks and risk stratification and older adults
- Benefits of exercise and falls prevention
- Barriers to exercise and overcoming them
CEC Expiry Date: 03/11/2023. ELITE subscribers have lifetime access to this course for the duration of ELITE subscription. FREE subscribers have lifetime access to this course if it has been purchased separately. In order to obtain AusActive CECs, this course must be completed by the CEC Expiry Date.