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SrFit Mature Fitness Specialty Certification

SrFit™ Mature Fitness Specialty Certification provides training for fitness professionals who wish to work with Baby Boomers and beyond (mid 40's+). You will gain an understanding of how the aging process affects all the systems of the body, identify dietary changes that may be needed, and develop effective training strategies to improve flexibility, endurance, strength and optimal function in your older-adult clients. You will also learn how to individualize a training regimen that fits the physiological capabilities of mature adults.

CEC NAFC: 2.00    NESTA: 2.00    ACE: 2.00    Valid for 24 months    

Price: $299.00

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  • Learn and appreciate how the aging process impacts the organ systems, as well as understand the risk factors associated with chronic diseases.
  • 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.
  • Gain knowledge of safe and effective training techniques for the older adult, including guidelines specific to older adult flexibility, endurance and strength training.
  • Be aware of and be capable of conducting comprehensive senior health assessment and fitness testing procedures.
  • Understand chronic diseases and be able to design and modify programs for clients with specific chronic diseases.
  • Identify with what motivates the older adult and discover how to create an age friendly environment.
  • Become skilled at finding and appealing to senior clients, in addition to discovering ways to build credibility and become established as an expert in the field of senior fitness.

This specialty certification course includes:

  • 330 page SrFit: The Trainer's Resource for Senior Fitness, Second Edition by Tammy Petersen
  • A 60-page study guide
  • A 2 1/2 hour DVD set featuring Wayne Westcott
  • A one hour audio CD featuring the author Tammy Petersen.

Instructions for completing the online examination and obtaining CECs/CEUs are also included. Course materials are sent via USPS Priority Mail.