Certified Senior Trainer (Home Study)

$310.00

Scientific evidence accumulates daily proving that with regular exercise, a senior can experience good health and vitality for the duration of their life. Study after study has shown that the typical senior is not only capable of strenuous exercise, but can vastly improve his or her health, strength, mobility and independence, following a properly constructed senior fitness program. Careers in fitness and health care are booming and the demand for trained Senior Fitness Trainers currently exceeds supply. If you’re interested in increasing your fitness awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, our Senior Fitness Trainer course is for you.

Certified Senior Fitness Trainer Home Study Course includes:

  • No travel is necessary , you can study at your own place
  • You can choose 6 hours consultation plus 1 day exam in person or
  • Consultations via skype, e-mail or phone
  • Colorful textbook with description
  • Unlimited consultation via skype, e-mail or phone
  • Certified Senior Fitness Trainer internationally recognized certification

Learning Objectives:

  • Prepare to work as a fitness trainer or facility manager/owner in the older adult market.
  • Create a community based senior fitness program.
  • Overview of Aging and Physical Activity
  • Benefits of Physical Activity
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Function
  • Muscle Function
  • Joint Mobility
  • Functional Fitness
  • Balance
  • Implications for Program Design and Management
  • Optimizing Physical Function Through Exercise
  • Warm-Up exercises
  • Cool Downexercises
  • Flexibility
  • Types of Stretching Techniques
  • Benefits of Resistance Training (using the Powerboard equipment)
  • Training Components and Variables
  • Resistance Training for Older Adults (Powerboard exercises)
  • Program Design and Management

Exam Requirement:

  • Participate in the consultations and the exam in one of our centers
  • Pass the written and practical exam with 80% or higher
  • Re-test Fee : $50 retest fee applies if the passing requirement is not met

After your successful exam you will get the Certified Senior Fitness Trainer certification.