The ExpertRating Online Senior Fitness Course
(leading to ExpertRating Senior Fitness Trainer Certification).

Senior fitness Trainers provide unique, investigative insights to Fitness needs and problems faced by seniors. If you are planning a career in fitness, you cannot afford to miss this online Senior Fitness Trainer Course leading to Senior Fitness Trainer Certification! Give yourself an employment advantage by developing fitness skills that are consistently in high demand.

ExpertRating Senior Fitness Trainer Certification

Careers in fitness and healthcare are booming and the demand for trained Senior Fitness Trainers currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your Fitness awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this Senior Fitness Trainer course is for you.   

 Online Senior Fitness Course requirements: For taking this Online Senior Fitness Course you need Proficiency with basic algebra, Internet access, e-mail, and the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser.


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ExpertRating Senior Fitness Trainer Certification Course Coverage (Chapters 1-6)

The in-depth courseware includes all aspects of Senior Fitness Course including several fitness scenarios.

Chapter 1- Introduction to Senior Fitness Course
Chapter 2-
Terms and Definitions
Chapter 3-
Human Body Fundamentals and Muscular System
Chapter 4- Pilates exercises for the torso
Chapter 5- Warming up for Pilates
Chapter 6-
Strength Training

Chapter 1- Introduction to Senior Fitness Course

1.1 Introduction to Senior Fitness Course
1.2 Roles and Responsibilities of a Senior Fitness Trainer
1.3 Ethical Responsibility of the Senior Fitness Trainer
1.4 The Code of Ethics to be Followed by a Certified Senior Fitness Trainer
1.5 A Senior Citizens Approach to Life and Health
1.6 Understanding a Seniors Body: Physiological State of Seniors' Body
1.7 The Characteristics of a Good Senior Fitness Trainer
1.8 Benefits of Senior Fitness Trainer
1.9 Difference between Training Seniors and People of Other Age Groups
1.10 Who can train seniors?
1.11 Summary
1.12 Review Test

Chapter 2- Terms and Definitions

2.1 Glossary of Terms related to Senior Training
2.2 Review Questions

Chapter 3- Human Body Fundamentals and Muscular System

3.1 Anatomy of Human Body
3.2 Cardiovascular System
3.3 Respiratory System
3.4 Genitourinary System
3.5 Gastrointestinal System
3.6 Skin
3.7 Musculoskeletal System
3.8 Nervous System
3.9 Benefits of Exercise for Seniors
3.10 Nutrition for Geriatrics
3.11 Common Ailments in Geriatrics
3.12 Summary
3.13 Review Questions

 Chapter 4- Evaluating the fitness of an aged client

4.1 Client Assessment
4.2 What is Fitness?
4.3 Classification Schema for Elderly Clientele
4.4 Assessing Fitness for Exercise
4.5 Pre Screening
4.6 Berg Balance Scale
4.7 Gait Analysis
4.8 Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire
4.9 Ways to Assess Fitness Levels
4.10 Cardio-Respiratory or Aerobic Endurance
4.11 Determinants to Assess Cardio-Respiratory Endurance
4.12 Muscular Endurance
4.13 Muscular Strength
4.14 Determinants to Assess Muscular Fitness
4.15 Balance
4.16 Body Composition and Weight
4.17 Calculating the Training Range
4.18 Medical Examination Tests
4.19 Target Heart Rate
4.20 Accepting a client for training
4.21 Training Guidelines
4.22 Summary
4.23 Review Questions

Chapter 5- Stretching

5.1 Benefits of Stretching
5.2 Scheduling Stretching Exercises
5.3 Duration
5.4 Warm up Exercises
5.5 Exercises
5.6 Cooling Down
5.7 Problem in Lying Down and Getting up from Floor
5.8 Precautions and Care
5.9 Summary
5.10 Review Questions

Chapter 6- Strength Training

6.1 Benefits of Strength Training
6.2 Duration
6.3 Types of Equipment
6.4 How to Select Ideal Weight
6.5 Warm up Exercises
6.6 Exercises
6.7 Using Stretch Bands for Strength Training
6.8 Cooling Down
6.9 Precautions and Care
6.10 Summary
6.11 Review Questions




Continued...... Course Coverage (Chapters 7-13)

Chapter 7-
Balance Training
Chapter 8-
Chair Exercises
Chapter 9-
Dietary Assessment For Senior Citizens
Chapter 10-
Injuries and First Aid
Chapter 11-
Managing Your Senior Fitness Trainer Business
Chapter 12-
Alternate Fitness Techniques
Chapter 13-

Chapter 7- Balance Training

7.1 Benefits of Balance Training
7.2 Warm up
7.3 Exercises
7.4 Cool Down
7.5 Summary
7.6 Review Questions

Chapter 8- Chair Exercises

8.1 Benefits of Chair Exercises
8.2 Warm up
8.3 Duration
8.4 Exercises
8.5 Exercise Using a Ball
8.6 Chair Exercises Using a Stretch Band
8.7 Cooling Down
8.8 Summary
8.9 Review Questions

Chapter 9- Dietary Assessment For Senior Citizens

9.1 Nutrients--What are They?
9.2 Why Nutrition and Diet Monitoring is Important for Seniors
9.3 What is Balanced Diet for Seniors?
9.4 Fats
9.5 Carbohydrates
9.6 Proteins
9.7 Vitamins
9.8 Minerals
9.9 Water
9.10 100 Best Health Foods for Seniors
9.11 Calorie Requirement of Seniors
9.12 Meal Plans/ Charts
9.13 Seniors and Weight Loss
9.14 Summary
9.15 Review Questions

Chapter 10- Injuries and First Aid

10.1 Common Sports Injuries
10.2 What Should Be Done in a Medical Emergency?
10.3 Warning Signs of Internal Injuries
10.4 Artificial Respiration
10.5 How to Administer CPR
10.6 Must have Appliance/ Kits/ First Aid Instruments
10.7 Signs of Life Threatening Conditions/ Disorders
10.8 Summary
10.9 Review Questions

Chapter 11- Managing Your Senior Fitness Trainer Business

11.1 What Should You Do?
11.2 Improve your Business Skills
11.3 Client Feedback
11.4 How to Start the Senior Fitness Trainer Business
11.5 Professional Liability Insurance and Lawyers
11.6 Determine the Client’s Health Profile
11.7 Warm Up Questions and the Initial Meeting
11.8 Confirm That You Have Understood the Client’s Needs
11.9 Explain Your Services and Skills
11.10 Give a Sample of Your Services
11.11 Closing the Sale
11.12 Handling Apprehensions
11.13 Keep in Mind the Following Guidelines While Making a Sale
11.14 Defining a Cancellation Policy
11.15 Billing and Fixing Rates
11.16 How to Create Long Term Clients
11.17 Summary
11.18 Review Questions

Chapter 12- Alternate Fitness Techniques

12.1 Dance
12.2 Tai chi
12.3 Pilates
12.4 BOSU Ball
12.5 Exercise Ball
12.6 Water Aerobics
12.7 Yoga
12.8 Summary
12.9 Review Questions

Chapter 13- Appendix

13.1 Appendix
13.2 Berg Balance Scale
13.3 Tinetti Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment
13.4 Short Physical Performance Battery
13.5 Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire
13.6 SpeciFit Walking Test
13.7 Cardio-Respiratory Endurance Tests
13.8 Muscular Fitness Tests
13.9 Balance Tests
13.10 Body Mass Index
13.11 Waist Hip Ratio Chart
13.12 Target Heart Rate Zone Chart