Importance of Exercise as We Age

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Australian Fitness Network

Importance of Exercise as We Age

ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

This course explores the health and exercise of the ageing population, highlighting the importance of understanding the physiology of ageing and the anatomical and physical considerations when programming for older clients. With falls prevention being an important component of programming for older clients, this area also receives considerable attention.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Develop your knowledge of conditions and injuries common in older adults
  • Increase your understanding of the risks of a sedentary lifestyle
  • Explore risk stratification and why it is important for older adults
  • Learn the physical benefits of falls prevention programs
  • Examine common barriers to exercise for older adults and what you can do to help your clients overcome them.
  • 1 CEC/CPD

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