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Online Live Exercise Instructor Course

Exercise Instructor for the Older Adult 2-day Course

  • Ended
  • 275 euros
  • Online course completed from work or home!

Service Description

Remote 'Live' Interactive E-learning & Online Course! We have updated this course and added extensive new content so you can deliver exciting exercise services to the Older Adults that you work with! How does it work? The innovative new course will be a mixture of interactive e-learning modules and live zoom group sessions. We will send you an email with your login information. On the course day, you will login to zoom for the live and interactive practical sessions. And when prompted, you will login to the interactive e-learning platform - so you will click on and work through engaging images and content at your pace online. Participants will require a laptop or tablet; a good, stable internet connection and a quiet place to work from for the duration of the course. Course content: Day 1: - Introduction - NICE guidance - Causes of ageing on function - Different types of exercise - Benefits of exercise and guidelines for older adults - Exercise intensity and FITT principle - Learn and practice warm up, cool down and stretching exercises. - Human anatomy, the skeleton, muscle systems and the key joint movements - Learn and practice batons exercises - Re-cap day 1 and lots of practical application Day 2: - Recap day 1 and practice exercises - Introduce Sarcopenia - Learn exercise guidelines and considerations for common age-related conditions: Sarcopenia, arthritis, diabetes, heart conditions, osteoporosis, dementia & Parkinson’s disease. - Learn new group exercise components including balls and seated endurance exercises and introduce games/challenges. - Introduce motomed, PROMs &/or exergaming. - Introduce basic exercise session planning and group sessions set up. - Recap day 2 and practical application! Locations: Remote delivery via zoom & e-learning platform Date: 2 days course on Thursdays 22nd & 29th September 2022 Cost: €275pp (Early bird rate €250pp until 31/8/2022) If you have any questions, please email them to tricia@fitforlife.ie. And, if you wish to book a place on the upcoming course, please contact Myra on 01-2137915 or info@fitforlife.ie. Feedback from courses participants:​ - 'The course is practical and thorough yet communicated in such a way that simplifies the objectives of each exercise. I would highly recommend this course to other health care workers'. - 'Found the course very good – informative, easy to navigate from Zoom to e-learning and relaxed environment for everyone. Would highly recommend to others'.


Cancellation Policy

To reschedule or cancel your booking, please contact us at least 48 hours in advance of the course start date.


Contact Details

+ +353 (0)1 213 7915

info@fitforlife.ie

2-3 Sandyford Village, Sandyford, Co Dublin. 53.269991, -6.224458

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