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AFAA Midlife Fitness for Women

$ 1,200.00

In this online course, you’ll focus on the physiology of women during and past midlife, including the stages and symptoms associated with menopause, and the long-term effects of oestrogen deficiency (e.g., osteoporosis and heart disease). In addition, you will learn programming strategies for this fitness population.

The course includes:

  • Online course materials
  • Downloadable worksheet
  • Online supporting video
  • Final online exam

Course Content:

The AFAA Midlife Fitness for Women will focus on 6 topics:

  • Defining Menopause
  • Stages of Menopause
  • Symptoms of Menopause and their management
  • Long-term effects of Estrogen deficiency
  • The effects of exercise
  • Practical application and programming ideas

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of Midlife Fitness for Women course, you will be able to:

  • Discriminate physiological changes in the body that occur due to menopause.
  • Distinguish between the various stages of menopause and available treatment plans.
  • Ascertain the role exercise plays in the management of menopausal symptoms.
  • Apply training guidelines to ensure safe and effective programming for menopausal women.
  • Analyze a variety of exercise modalities to help motivate clients to participate in physical activity throughout life.
  • Incorporate professionalism into his/her practice by following the Code of Ethics and related legal guidelines.

Exam Format:

  • Online multiple choice exam
  • 15 questions
  • 3 attempts at the exam
  • 70% passing score
  • 365 days to complete

Remarks: All online material can only be accessed using desktop or laptop computer. iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone or Android devices are not supported.

Additional information


AFAA (7.0), NASM (0.7)

Course Format:

Online Self Study