Exercise Training-Based Interventions for the Older Adult – Kansas ONLINE

$21.00

This course examines the evidence pertaining to exercise prescription: it begins with a review of aging physiology and several screening methods; continues with a discussion of general exercise recommendations for older adults; and concludes with a look at either end of the aging spectrum, moving from frailty on the one hand to senior athletes on the other.

Categories: , , SKU: PDHT-PT-1803-KS-OL

Description

The benefits of proper exercise dosing are multiple for older adults across the aging spectrum, and extend beyond physical functioning. This course examines the evidence pertaining to exercise prescription: it begins with a review of aging physiology and several screening methods; continues with a discussion of general exercise recommendations for older adults; and concludes with a look at either end of the aging spectrum, moving from frailty on the one hand to senior athletes on the other.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, learners will

  • Recall physiological changes relevant to the aging process
  • Recognize assessments used to determine the functional ability of older adults
  • Distinguish between evidence-based findings supporting flexibility exercise, strength training, power training, and endurance training, as well as multi-component exercise programs
  • Identify evidence pertaining to exercise recommendations for older adults across the aging spectrum

3 CE HOURS