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This comprehensive Creative Exercises for Older Adults workshop covers all theoretical components regarding safe and effective exercise prescription whilst learning about the ongoing aging process and how this process can effect exercise programming and delivery.
The theory component of the workshop covers...
Benefits of exercise & adopting healthy habits
How to effectively communicate with an Older Adult
Understanding the physiological & psychological factors that play a vital role with the aging process and how they affect exercise programming and instruction. We closely look at the affects of aging on the cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous & musculoskeletal systems of the body.
The important role that Personal Trainers now play in the medical industry referral network working with doctors, physios, speciallist etc.
Resistance Training benefits
Cardiovascular Training benefits - including the calculating of heart rate zones & intensities specifically designed for the older adult
Older Adult initial screening & assessment protocals including monitoring blood pressure whilst resting & exercising, specific aerobic & functional strength testing protocals designed specifically for the older adult. Revising other more general screening & assessment procedures such as resting heart rate, BMI, Waist to Hip ratio, Girth measurements & calculating heart rate zones for safe intensity exercise levels.
How other training methods can greatly assist - balance, single leg work, coordination etc.
The Practical Component of the workshop has been especially designed with older adults in mind. It covers a wide range of exercises including resistance training ideas, cardiovacsular training, balance exercises, coordination exercises, creative fitness games, functional stretches, functional exercises & foam roller techniques. All have been modified and made creative to assist in making the whole fitness experience fun, enjoyable & social for any older adult client. Non traditional pieces of equipment such as balloons, bean bags, tennis balls, soft balls & reaction balls have all been included to add to the creative nature of the exercise prescription for the Older Adult client.
All trainers in attendance not only receive their development points but also a comprehensive 160 page training manual to take home. The manual includes all of the discussed theory with every exercise included with photos to maximise the learning experience!!
The training manual also includes 2 detailed older adult case study scenarios which includes background information, training & delivery considerations, exercise program examples, communication considerations, frequency, volume, examples of referral communication between the trainer & and an allied health practitioner.
Personal Training Workshop Company
The Personal Training Workshop Company strives to research, plan, present & deliver the highest standing & current CEC workshops with an uncompromising quality that meets the educational needs of Fitness Australia registrants.
High quality Face to Face Learning Experience Only
Our philosophy is that learning in the fitness industry is best done hands on in a practical sense. Thats why we specialise in and only offer face to face teaching with no online component.
Want to offer in-house training for your PT team?
The Personal Training Workshop Company will come to you and deliver any one of our workshops. Minimum spend conditions apply.
Need an alternative date?
The Personal Training Workshop Company offers alternative dates to those who can’t make a scheduled workshop.
One on One Workshops!!
One on one workshops and two on one workshops were introduced in 2015 and really took off. Trainers really get more out of a private session. They get to ask more questions and Dale is really able to pay more attention to technique and theory.
Workshops are delivered at the Caulfield campus based in Melbourne which has a fully equipped gym and classroom to ensure a positive learning experience.
Please visit www.ptworkshopcompany.com.au to view all the courses offered and fully CEC accredited
Personal Training Workshop Company - Founder/Director - Dale Cronin B.App.Sc/Ex.Science
Dale Cronin began his career in the fitness industry over 16 years ago. He kick started his career by completing a Bachelor of Applied Science in Exercise Science at the Australian Catholic University and during this time, began working as a Personal Trainer. his extensive knowledge and energetic nature, Dale quickly established a stable client base which he still maintains today.
He has been lecturing the certificate III & IV in fitness education for over 14 years, and through his experience at different Registered Training Organisations, has developed into a first class lecturer and presenter.
Dale has also written, developed and presents all the fully accredited fitness courses listed above which are all aimed towards current qualified personal trainers needing to upgrade their knowledge and skill in order to maintain their qualifications. Dale currently offers seven fully accredited workshops and is developing new ones.