Chapter 4: Fitness Assessments for the Active Older Adult Client
Understand the importance of dynamic posture, how to perform a comprehensive dynamic movement assessment, and how to apply the information obtained from it. Learn how to administer a health history questionnaire and interpret the data for possible health risks.
Chapter 5: Exercise Safety Guidelines for Active Older Adults
This chapter will help you understand the safety concerns for the active older adult. Become familiar with vision and hearing sensory impairments, know helpful recommendations, and know how to adjust exercise programs.
Chapter 6: Flexibility Guidelines for Active Older Adults
This chapter will discuss flexibility training and how to safely assist an older adult through it. Learn how to apply acute variables when performing flexibility training with older adults.
Chapter 7: Cardiorespiratory Guidelines for Active Older Adults
Understand cardiorespiratory training and how to safely assist older adults through it. Know how to apply the FITTE principles when performing this type of training.