Contact Hours2 Hours
This course will debunk some of the myths of aging and conditioning. We will describe the emerging trend of endurance and individual sport performance in aging through evidence-based recommendations in training, recovery, nutrition, and competition. Learn how to begin to test, train and develop your local GeriAthletes.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Apply the latest evidence in exercise: endurance, strength, power; specific to those 55 and over
- Explain how to perform performance-based assessments through observation, standardized testing and instrumentation
- Describe age-related considerations for training and competition in GeriAthletics.
- Develop an individualized training program for a competitive GeriAthete in various competitive and recreational sports and activities.
Approved in my State?
as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
as Massage Therapy
as Speech Therapy
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to complete a 10 question post-test with a minimum passing score of 70%.
Level of Difficulty for ATs: Essential Level