Senior Fitness Specialist Workshop

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The ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist course is designed to teach Nurses, Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Nursing Home Administrators, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and others in the wellness industry how to better understand the needs of the senior fitness market.

Working with seniors is becoming increasingly vital to the professional whose goal is to meet the needs of this rapidly expanding population.  As more people are living longer and seeking to live healthier lives, the demands on allied health professionals in relation to senior fitness continue to grow.  Getting the body moving is vital to better health and wellness.

Understanding specific fitness considerations for seniors is imperative to optimizing your clients’ overall health and well-being.  This course was designed to help you to develop a better understanding of the aging process and common medical conditions that senior’s are faced with today.

Upon completion of the ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist course 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, coordination and memory.  You will also be prepared to incorporate program modifications for seniors based on their personal goals and limitations.

As a bonus, after completion of the course, attendees will have the option to sit for the ISFTA Certified Senior Fitness Specialist Exam for only $99.00. Those who decide to utilize this option and pass the exam will receive a certificate identifying them as an ISFTA Certified Senior Fitness Specialist.

This course is a MUST for the  professional who wants to remain relevant to what continues to be the fastest growing population in the fitness world.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the ISFTA Senior Fitness Specialist course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain and understand the process of aging.
  2. Explain and understand exercise science and changes in functionality of age.
  3. Understand the psycho-social aspects of programming for seniors.
  4. Apply general programming techniques for the aging population.
  5. Comfortably work with and empower your senior clients to maintain their independence and active lifestyles.

NOTE: YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL COURSEWORK AND TESTING WITHIN 3 MONTHS. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL REQUIRE YOU TO SUBMIT A NEW REGISTRATION!!!

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*ISFTA handles registrations on a first come first serve basis. We will accept registrations until the date of the course and or until maximum course capacity has been met. Please be advised that ISFTA does NOT guarantee course materials will be received prior to the course. Providing there is not a hold on your order, orders are processed within 24 hours of receipt of registration with the exception of weekends and holidays. We ship course materials via standard mail and ask that you allow a minimum of 3-5 business days for them to arrive. In certain circumstances, it can take up to 7-10 business days to arrive. ISFTA will NOT be held liable for course materials not received in time for course attendance.