Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults
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The Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults is an online based qualification with Diverse Trainers aiming to develop an understanding of exercise design for older adults and the considerations based on health and adapting exercises for their specific needs. The qualification is based around two online Units assessed via a case study portfolio, assignment and worksheets. Unit 1 – Physical Activity and health considerations for the older adult
This unit will cover the effects of ageing on the UK population and the physiological and biomechanical changes of the body as we become older. You will gain knowledge of the considerations when participating in exercise at an older age and the effects on the bodies systems. Gain an understanding of the medical factors during older age and the implications of specific medicines on the body. Outline the contraindications of to exercise at an older age. Motivation and communicational skills required to work effectively with the older population. This Unit is assessed through a worksheet and assignment marked by your own personal support tutor during the course.
Unit 2 – Design and adapting exercise programmes for the older adult
This unit will cover screening activities, collecting client data, recording information and selecting appropriate activities based on specific considerations. You will cover applying the principles of training that are suitable for older adults. You will look through managing specific risks during physical activity. You will look at how to design a progressive and safe programme for a client. This will be assessed through a case study of a client and some worksheets.
This course is a fantastic opportunity to expand your knowledge and build your professional development. If you have an interest in training older adults as clients or just want to expand your knowledge then this course will help develop a clear understanding of the considerations based on the individual client.
Our Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults one of the most competitively priced in the UK at just £299.
Why Choose Diverse
Diverse Trainers will ensure you have a high level of knowledge surrounding the subject area, including exercise programming, exercise variations, help develop your professional experience. Our tutors have over 20 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry. Our support tutor’s aim is to ensure all our students enter their role in the health and fitness industry as confident, efficient trainers. The course is ideal for those that want to take their career in the fitness industry to the next level and increase their client base.
Our online course is dedicated to helping improve our learner’s professional practice and gain new knowledge that can help progress them in the fitness industry.
The Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults course is a distance learning course supported by our highly experienced tutors. Once you sign up for the course you will receive the required resources that you will be able to read and complete the coursework from. The course is based via online e-learning which is interactive and will assist in the learning of this qualification.
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