ACSM's 2017 Health & Fitness Summit Online CEC: PRECON: Resistance Training Recommendations during Mid-Adulthood

Peter Ronai, MS, RCEP, CEP, EP-C, CSCS, FACSM

SKU: ACSM--HFS17-CE2

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PRECON: Resistance Training Recommendations during Mid-Adulthood

Pete Ronai

This workshop will provide attendees with knowledge and skills enabling them to design safe, effective, and enjoyable resistance exercise programs for enhancing physical health, fitness, function and performance in clients throughout the lifespan. Participants will learn about the origins of metabolic, musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory conditions and the consequent impact of poor muscular fitness on skill acquisition, physical activity tolerance, and functional performance. Attendees will learn how to apply current resistance training guidelines safely while addressing the developmental and functional needs of middle adulthood and late adulthood. They will receive resistance exercise program design guidance and be able to practice specific exercises and teaching techniques in small groups designed to enhance movement competency in  middle aged and elderly adults.  Pete will teach participants how apply the concepts from this workshop to the design of resistance training programs that enhance their clients’ overall physical well- being and quality of life.

Available Course Credits

ACSM
3.00

Learning Objectives

Professionals will:

  • Identify the health-related strength needs unique to middle adulthood
  • Learn and apply current resistance training guidelines safely and effectively with middle adults
  • Practice exercises and drills to enhance new skill acquisition, movement proficiency and exercise safety in middle adults

Key Words:

  • Movement Competence
  • Strength
  • Stability
  • Functional Performance
  • Cardio-metabolic Health
  • Musculoskeletal Health
  • Injury Prevention 

Course Content

ACSM's 2017 Health & Fitness Summit Online Video: PRECON: Resistance Training Recommendations during Mid-Adulthood
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ACSM's 2017 Health & Fitness Summit Online CEC: PRECON: Resistance Training Recommendations - Adulthood - TEST
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