Strength Training for the Older Adult 

 

*Please note that these courses are only available to individuals who have completed our Exercise Instructor for the Older Adult Course.

This training course was developed for Nurses, Activity Co-Ordinators, Healthcare Assistants or Home Carers who have completed our ‘Exercise Instructor for the Older Adult Course’. This course enables you to progress your knowledge and skills base to provide seated strength training classes for the older adults you work with!

 

Course outline:

  • Introduction

  • Skeletal muscle, ageing and resistance exercise

  • Session structure: warm up, cool down and stretching (examples and revise teaching)

  • Resistance band exercises – assessment, techniques and all to practice teaching same

  • Other strength exercises – other types of equipment e.g. dumbbells

  • Exercise programming

 

Duration: 1-day course, 9.30am-5pm. Certified 7 CPD points.

Venue: Sandyford Clinic & training centre, and locations nationwide.

 

*This course not currently being run due to covid restrictions but we hope to have it back up and running by Spring 2022!*

Results/Benefits:

  • You can deliver a Fit For Life quality strength training class, which has been developed over years of experience.

  • You can add more variety and physical challenge for the older adults participating in your exercise classes.

  • Experienced trainers who have expert knowledge on effective exercise delivery.

 

To book this course please call (01) 213 7915 or click below to speak to one of our senior management team!