Learn the strategies to create programs that meet the unique needs of senior fitness clients and expand your personal training business.
12 month plan
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.
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.
This online handy reference guide walks you through the course unit-by-unit, allowing you to gain a better understanding of personal trainer concepts.
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.
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!
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).
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.
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.
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.
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