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Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription for All Ages™ Course Objectives

  1. Explain an overview of physical activity as related to health and chronic disease for people of all ages; and, explain preliminary health screening and risk classification.

  2. Describe the principles of fitness assessment, exercise prescription and exercise program adherence for all age groups.

  3. Assess cardiorespiratory fitness and design cardiorespiratory exercise programs for all age groups.

  4. Assess muscular fitness and design resistance training programs for all age groups.

  5. Assess body composition and design weight management and body composition programs for all age groups.

  6. Assess flexibility and design programs for flexibility and low back care for all age groups.

  7. Assess balance for varied age groups and design balance programs with a focus on the older adult.

 
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