Senior Fitness Specialist

 
Cost: $199.00 + $7.00 shipping on materials
CEU Approvals: 4 ISFTA CEU’s
(Textbook & Exam Included)
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2 Courses/$357.99 Totaling 8 ISFTA CE Credits
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Course Details:

The ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification is an essential course for those trainers who wish to further their career by expanding their educational base to be better suited to work with the quickly growing senior fitness market. Fitness facilities are experiencing substantial growth in senior membership and need qualified professionals to fulfill this demand. The ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification provides you with the confidence to design training programs catered to the needs of seniors. With the ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification you will have a better understanding of the aging process and common medical conditions, plus be better prepared to incorporate program modifications for seniors based on their goals and fitness assessments. After completion of the ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification you will have the confidence to address many of the concerns that could impact a senior’s independence and activities, such as reducing their risk of falls, improving strength, balance, and weight loss.

A Senior Fitness Specialist Certification from ISFTA can help the experienced fitness professional expand their career through:

  • Increased marketability to the fast growing senior fitness market .
  • Igniting new ways to engage your senior clients.
  • Increased confidence with the prescription of fitness programming to the senior demographic.
  • Giving you the edge on the competition with tools that diversify you from other trainers.
  • Adding new ways of generating revenue by incorporating senior fitness programming to specialized group classes.
  • The educational foundation to be able to comfortably work with and empower your senior clients to maintain their independence and active lifestyles.

The ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification core concepts include:

  • An understanding of aging and wellness.
  • Exercise science and changes in functionality of age.
  • Psychosocial aspects of programming.
  • Programming guidelines for the aging population.
  • Land based fitness programming.
  • Water based fitness programming.
  • Developing and promoting your programs within the senior market.
  • and much, much, more!

The ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification is for those who are already certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer and/or Group Fitness Instructor and wish to increase their knowledge of Senior Fitness Training principles and programming. Along with the 165 page textbook illustrating 197 research based programming approaches for engaging older adults, students will receive a 25 question exam. Upon completion of the exam, it is to be mailed to ISFTA for grading.

A passing score of 90% is required to receive the designation of Certified ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist.

This home study course counts for 4 ISFTA CEU’s toward your ISFTA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Certification and/or ISFTA Group Fitness Instructor Certification renewals.

Certificate awarded upon successful completion of all requirements.

CEU Approvals:
4 ISFTA CEU’s