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Exercise Program Design for Falls Prevention

by Christian Thompson, PhD and Rodney Corn, MA

Description

Over 30% of older adults fall every year. Many of these falls result in fractures and permanent functional impairment. Learn research-proven exercise programming strategies that will reduce the risk of falls and improve functional performance in older adults. Instruction and demonstrations will include exercises for the development of strength, static and dynamic balance, and gait enhancement.
By Christian Thompson, PhD, Rodney Corn, MA

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Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.20
ACSM
2.00
CHEK
2.00
CI
2.00
IFPA
2.00
ISFTA
2.00
ISSA
2.00
NCCPT
0.20
NCSF
1.00
NESTA
0.20
NETA
2.00
NFPT
0.25
NSPA
2.00
PTAG
2.00
PTIA
2.00
REPS NZ
1.50
REPs UAE
2.00
REPs UK
2.00
W.I.T.S.
2.00

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1. Introduction Play
2. Objectives Play
3. Introduction Play
4. Identify Play
5. Construct and modify Play

About the Presenters

Christian Thompson, PhD

Christian Thompson, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter

Christian Thompson, PhD, teaches in the department of exercise and sport science at the University of San Francisco. He has contributed to numerous scholarly publications and books in the area of olde...

Rodney Corn, MA

Rodney Corn, MA IDEA Author/Presenter

Rodney Corn, MA, is a co-founder of PTA Global, an educational company for fitness professionals. He holds a master’s degree in biomechanics and is an adjunct faculty member at the California Univer...