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NASM Senior Fitness Specialization (SFS)

$ 1,600.00

Play a vital role in keeping seniors active! As an NASM Senior Fitness Specialist (SFS) you will be able to assist in the development of a healthier lifestyle for active older adults. Learn how to safely progress older clients through the OPT model, while being mindful of their various physiological considerations and goals.

Description

The NASM Senior Fitness Specialist (NASM-SFS) – Play a vital role in keeping seniors active!

Keep this growing segment healthy and fit! NASM Senior Fitness Specialists:

  • Boost their reputation, career, and client base by capitalizing on the growing demand for physical fitness experts for seniors
  • Meet seniors’ specific needs by designing exercise programs that use NASM’s Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) program
  • Enjoy the convenience of many seniors’ flexible schedules
  • Reduce seniors’ risks for falls and preserve their independence
  • Understand seniors’ limitations, common medical conditions, aging process, and frequent fitness obstacles
  • Invest in their client’s lives and futures . . . as well as their own!

The course includes:

  • Downloadable Course Manual
  • Downloadable Programming Manual
  • Online Quizzes
  • Exercise Library
  • Online exam

Course Overview:

  • Module 1: Defining the Older Adult Population
  • Module 2: Physiological and Anatomical Considerations of Aging
  • Module 3: The Psychosocial Considerations of Aging
  • Module 4: Fitness Assessments for the Active Older Adult Client
  • Module 5: Exercise Safety Guidelines for Active Older Adults
  • Module 6: Flexibility Guidelines for Active Older Adults
  • Module 7: Cardiorespiratory Guidelines for Active Older Adults
  • Module 8: Core, Balance and Reactive Training for Fall Prevention
  • Module 9: Resistance Training for Active Older Adults
  • Module 10: Program Design for the Active Older Adult Client
  • Module 11: Common Medical Conditions and Exercise Modifications
  • Module 12: Nutrition for Active Older Adults
  • Module 13: Professional Development
Remark: All online material can only be accessed using desktop or laptop computer. iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone or Android devices are not supported.

Additional information

CEUs:

NASM (1.0) ACE (1.0)

Location:

Online Self Study