American Academy of Health and Fitness

FITNESS SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS AND CONTINUING EDUCATION HOME STUDY PROGRAMS

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SrFit™ Course Objectives

Overall objective of the SrFit program: To instruct already certified and experiencedpersonal trainers so they are able to build upon their existing knowledge and skill to safely and effectively work with the ever-growing senior population, and more specifically teach the trainer to:
  1. Learn and appreciate how the aging process impacts the organ systems, as well as understand the risk factors associated with chronic diseases.
  2. Identify dietary changes that may be needed as a result of aging, and also recognize how diet is related to the different chronic diseases that become more apparent as people grow older.
  3. Gain knowledge of safe and effective training techniques for the older adult, including guidelines specific to older adult flexibility, endurance and strength training.
  4. Be aware of and be capable of conducting comprehensive senior health assessment and fitness testing procedures.
  5. Understand chronic diseases and be able to design and modify programs for clients with specific chronic diseases.
  6. Identify with what motivates the older adult and discover how to create an age friendly environment.
  7. Become skilled at finding and appealing to senior clients, in addition to discovering ways to build your credibility and establish yourself as an expert in the field of senior fitness.
 
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Contact Information:

American Academy of Health and Fitness
Phone 800-95-SRFIT (800-957-7348)
Fax (703) 451-4952

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