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Exercise and Functional Training for Older Adults Certificate Program

by Cody Sipe, PhD , Mark Kelly, PhD , Len Kravitz, PhD and Roberta Anding, MS, RD

Earn up to 10 CECs/CEUs from ACE, ACSM, NASM, NFPT, NCCPT, WITS and more!

7 Ratings

Type: Online Curriculum

Item: C700012CECD

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Description

Everyone Ages Differently

The health of a human body is uniquely impacted by an individual’s lifestyle, experiences and choices. For older adults, each personal journey has defined the way their body has aged. In this course, leading industry experts will teach how to assess functional levels and develop safe, challenging programs for mature adults.

The Fastest Growing Population Segment

The mature adult population is the largest and fastest-growing fitness market in the world and will be so for the next 30 years. There are over 80 million adults, age 55 and older, with a majority motivated to preserve or expand their fitness capabilities.

Distinguish Your Business

For trainers and coaches, the mature adult market offers a unique opportunity to distinguish and grow your personal business. The techniques taught within this curriculum will provide the knowledge to create effective programs for older adults and help establish you as an expert within this rapidly expanding population.

The Exercise and Functional Training for Older Adults Certificate Program Includes:

  • Four video courses and two article courses (a $340 value!) so you can earn up to 10 CECs/CEUs from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM and more
  • One bonus streaming video -Sarcopenia-Exploring Solutions to Age-Related Muscle Loss
  • Education taught by IDEA’s experts including Cody Sipe, PhD, Mark Kelly, PhD, and Len Kravitz, PhD

Available Curriculum Credits

AASFP
1.00
ACE
1.00
ACSM
10.00
AFAA
8.00
AFPA
10.00
CHEK
8.00
CI
10.00
IFPA
10.00
ISFTA
4.00
NAFC
0.80
NASM
1.00
NCCPT
1.00
NCEP
10.00
NCSF
5.00
NESTA
1.00
NETA
10.00
NFPT
2.00
NSCA
1.40
NSPA
8.00
PAI
8.00
PTAG
8.00
PTIA
8.00
REPS NZ
6.75
REPs UAE
10.00
REPs UK
9.00
W.I.T.S.
8.00

Learning Objective

  1. Create safe and effective functional exercise circuits for older clients who have diverse physical abilities.
  2. Assess client ability and assign the appropriate level of exercise with regression and progression techniques.
  3. Explain how different exercises can counter sarcopenia, osteopenia and cognitive decline when the appropriate anabolic or mental stimulus is applied.
  4. Outline exercise and nutrition strategies that show promise for increasing functional longevity.
  5. Define critical concepts of aging including the Nagi Disablement Model and the functional trajectory of aging.
  6. Demonstrate functional power exercise movements using a variety of equipment options.

Courses

Functional Power Training for Older Clients
Course
The Science of Functional Aging
Course
Using Function to Avoid Dysfunction in Aging
Course
Functional Circuits for Aging Clients
Course
April 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Reducing Risk Factors for Heart Disease
Course
April 2014 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Exercise for Osteoarthritis Sufferers, & Exercise and Peripheral Arterial Disease
Course
Bonus Video: Sarcopenia-Exploring Solutions to Age-Related Muscle Loss
Course

About the Author

Cody Sipe, PhD

Cody Sipe, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter

Associate Professor and club owner with over 20 years of experience specializing in exercise for mature adults. Recipient of numerous industry awards including the IDEA Program Director of the Year. Co-Founder of the Functional Aging Institute (www.functionalaginginstitute.com). Visit FAI's website for your free Functional Training Starter Kit and to learn more about the Functional Aging Specialist Certification. Creator of the Never Grow Old Fitness Program (www.functionalfitnesssolution.com), a follow-along video exercise program for mature adults. Frequent industry speaker and writer.

Mark Kelly, PhD

Mark Kelly, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter

Mark P. Kelly, PhD, CSCS, has been involved in the fitness business for 30 years as a teacher in universities and colleges, and as a corporate wellness director, trainer, group (boot camp) owner and instructor. A nationally ranked duathlete and competitive runner, he currently teaches exercise physiology at California State University, Fullerton. His company, Principle-Centered Health, specializes in assessments and corporate wellness.

Len Kravitz, PhD

Len Kravitz, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter

Len Kravitz, PhD, is the program coordinator of exercise science and a researcher at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where he recently won the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award. Len was also honored as the 2006 Fitness Educator of the Year by the American Council on Exercise.

Roberta Anding, MS, RD

Roberta Anding, MS, RD IDEA Author/Presenter

Roberta Anding received her Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics in 1977 and her Master’s in Nutrition from Louisiana State University in 1980. She is currently a licensed dietitian in the state of Texas, a Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a Certified Diabetes Educator, and a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Roberta also holds a certificate in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2015, she was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Ms. Anding has been honored with the SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice group) with SCAN Achievement Award in 2011. Roberta received the Texas Distinguished Dietitian Award in 2008, the Texas Dietetic Association Media Award in 2006, the Houston Area Dietetic Association Media Award in 2004 and 2006, and the Houston Area Dietetic Association Award for the Dietetic Internship Educator of the Year in 2001 Prior to focusing on dietetic education, Roberta was honored with the John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award while at the University of Texas- Houston School of Nursing. Throughout her career, she has contributed to the publication of the numerous nutritional articles and book chapters as well as giving numerous presentations to both professional and lay audiences. She is a member of numerous state and local dietetic organizations including the Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition and Wellness Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association. She is currently the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Spokesperson for Houston and in this role is active in the Houston and national media.

7 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by R Bain on Jan 17, 2017

    Great program!

  • by Julie Schatz on Sep 16, 2015

    I took session at 2014 IDEA World- loved it and learned so much!

  • by Ghada Cattouf on Sep 12, 2015

    great session very interesting thank you Cody Sipe

  • by Janelle Kelley on Jan 26, 2015

    Helpful information for helping the elderly increase muscle mass. Great presentation.

  • by Cody Sipe on Sep 16, 2014

    I had a great time giving this session at IDEA World. Thanks!

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