Professional Certificate in Personal Training and Group Exercise Training for Older Adults


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Senior Certificate- Socio-Physiological Aspects of Aging


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Dear Interested Student:

I'm glad to see that you are interested in the Professional Certificate in Senior Personal Training and Group Exercise Training for Older Adults program.

If you are interested in viewing this DEMONSTRATION COURSE ONLY-OPEN ENROLLMENT: Senior Certificate-Socio-Physiological Aspects of Aging, please Click Here, for the demonstration password and user ID. PLEASE NOTE: As you browse though this demonstration course, you will be asked to input the demonstration ID and Password before viewing the demo course content and information.

This innovative and comprehensive Web-based Certificate Program (with an Optional Field Internship course) is designed to establish a national standard to ensure the development of safe and effective exercise programs for older adults by personal trainers, allied health/medical and fitness professionals, and the general public.

The Certificate provides up-to-date research and strategies for practical application in the following topics areas: Socio-Physiological Aspects of Aging, Designing Older Adult Exercise Programs, Business Management and Administration for the Mature Market, and Exercise and Aging for Special Populations. The program will supply essential educational pathways and job opportunities to begin a career working with senior/older adults in the emerging fitness/health industry; for established fitness professionals who desire advanced education in working with older adults; and for allied health and medical professionals from all fields seeking to design specialized exercise and wellness programs for their older adult clients and patients. In addition, the certificate will also prepare individual 50+ exercise enthusiasts in the development of a personalized program based on current research and organizational guidelines. The program is offered in partnership with the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA), the American Senior Fitness Association (SFA), and Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program.

I kindly thank you for your time and efforts. Best wishes to you and your learning experience.

Sincerely,
Natalie Johnson, MS
Program Coordinator
Professional Certificate in Senior Personal Training (SPT) for Older Adults

Advantages of the Online Certificate include:

  • On-Going guidance, instruction, and interaction from instructors/faculty members that hold either a Master's or Ph.D Degree in Public Health, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Physical Therapy, Nutrition, or other exercise science related field.

  • A Professional Certificate from an Accredited institution.

  • College courses will provide CEC's or CEU's, for personal trainers seeking recertification, group fitness instructors, physical therapists, RD's, athletic trainers, and chiropractors.

  • The program is offered in partnership with the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA), the American Senior Fitness Association (SFA), and Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program.

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    Switching Over to New System This Week!    Posted: Jul 9, 2012
    Hi Students, Starting today we are going to begin the process for switching everyone over to the new system. Be on the lookout for emails from us regarding your new user info and password for accessing the new system. Most of you will be able to keep your current user name, but we may have to provide a few of you with new user names. Please note you will be receiving a temporary password for accessing the new system as well. As another reminder, once we email you with the new login information, you will also be provide with 6 additional weeks from your original end date to complete the course(s) you are currently logged into. So if your current end date is July 12th, your new end date would be 6 weeks from then, so your new end date would be August 23rd. Also, please be sure copy an image of your grade book by using the “Print Screen” button on your computer. This way if there is any discrepancies with grades, you will have documentation of the grades you had before switc

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