Strength Training Older Adults
12 NETA, ACSM 12.0, BCRPA 13.0, BOC Category A 5.00, CPTN 7.0, HFPA 12.0, ISSA 12.0, KIPS 1.2, NAFC 1.2, NASM 1.2, NFPT 1.5, NSCA 1.0, PTA Global 13.0, SFA 1.2, WITS 12.0, YMCA 12.0, Va. Board of PT 5.0 (Type1)
Strength Training Older Adult’s addresses the information and tools needed to educate, motivate, and assist older adults in committing to and benefiting from individualized strength training programs. Guidelines for senior strength training provide a basis for program design, and recommendations for program modifications that construct strength training programs that meet each client’ s needs, abilities, and limitations. Illustrations and biomechanically sound instructions for exercises that use resistance machines, free weights, body weight, elastic bands, and balls present proper techniques with clear explanations. Unique teaching scripts offer strategies for communicating information that will help clients avoid errors that cause injury or reduce the effectiveness of the exercise.Includes: book, workbook, and online exam.
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