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Learn the strategies to create programs that meet the unique needs of senior fitness clients and expand your personal training business.

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  • Study at your own pace

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  • Use your dedicated Success Coach for study help

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  • Take chapter quizzes to see your progress

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  • Pass the open-book, untimed Final Exam from anywhere!

Promote Longevity And Keep Seniors Healthy

It's never too late to help clients feel great.
Understand the effects of aging and chronic health conditions.

What You'll Learn From This Course

Our course material is continually updated so you can be sure you're receiving the most accurate and up-to-date information available. You'll learn everything you need to know to start helping clients start moving better and feeling less pain:

  • Recognize the health and fitness challenges facing older
    adults and explain how exercise fits in the continuum of care.

  • Identify a basic understanding of chronic conditions associated with aging and how to incorporate exercise for these conditions.

  • Administer the proper health and fitness assessment techniques for older adults. Discuss the benefits of exercise to the older adult population.

  • Apply the motivation and teaching techniques that are appropriate for the older adult demographic.

  • Identify the correct exercise(s) to address an older adult client's specific condition (cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, neurological, orthopedic, and / or sensory).

  • Design strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health and fitness programs for older adult clients.

  • Explain business and marketing principles that support exercise programming for the older adult demographic.

  • Identify the situation(s) when it is necessary to seek out a doctor's assistance with exercise design and/or injury needs.

What Our Students Say About Us

We're proud of our graduates' outstanding reviews regarding their ISSA experience!

What You'll Get With This Course

Online Course Textbook

Senior Fitness is a 323 page book that includes everything you need to earn an ISSA Senior Fitness Certification. The course material is continually updated with new information so you can be sure you're receiving the most up-to-date information available.

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Preview the First Chapter

Meet the author, Dr. Karl Knopf, EdD

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  • Online Study Guide and Workbook

    This online handy reference guide walks you through the course unit-by-unit, allowing you to gain a better understanding of personal trainer concepts.

  • Practice Exam and Section Quizzes

    The practice exam and quizzes test your understanding of the materials; so while you're reading you're preparing for the exam at the same time.

  • Online Exercise Lab

    ISSA and Hyperstrike provide you with an exclusive online exercise lab with over 250 animated exercises. 3D animation and three different angles ensure that proper form and technique are a breeze!

  • Online and Home Study Exam

    ISSA's certification exam solidifies your proficiency as a fitness professional. Choose a paper-and-pencil exam or utilize our secure online testing portal. One No-cost Retest (if necessary).

  • Online Student Forum

    Our online forum is where you can post client or business challenges and receive guidance from our on-staff Master Trainers and members of the ISSA family worldwide.

  • Free Professional Website

    All ISSA members get a free website to support their personal trainer careers online. Five pages of professionally designed, easily editable, fully hosted content is included. Choose from nine designs and put your best face forward online! To learn more about this benefit, click here.

  • Unlimited Educational Support

    All ISSA students have access to unlimited educational support. If you have questions about the course materials, our on-staff professors can guide you through.

Your New Career as a Specialist in Senior Fitness Starts Here

Your focus on senior fitness will not only bring you more clients (and possibly better rates) but will also be extremely rewarding as this group tends to value their health more than most of their younger counterparts. While this burgeoning segment of the personal training market is highly motivated and fun to work with, the real value is in the joy you'll experience in changing people's lives.

  • Study at your own pace with flexible, online learning to fit your busy schedule.

  • Pass your certification exam online wherever you're most comfortable.

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