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Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults Ebook With CE Exam-2nd Edition

Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults Ebook With CE Exam-2nd Edition

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    The package components are as follows:
    • Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults, Second Edition, ebook
    • Continuing education exam (accessed online)
    Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults, Second Edition Ebook With CE Exam, will help you design and implement effective, safe, and fun physical activity programs for older adults with diverse functional capabilities. The ebook offers strategies for integrating the six dimensions of whole-person wellness (physical, emotional, intellectual, vocational, spiritual, and social) into health promotion and physical activity programs for older adults.

    This cohesive blend of theory, practical content, and detailed instruction is divided into four parts, each of which addresses one or more of the nine training modules that comprise the expert-developed guidelines on which this text is based, International Curriculum Guidelines for Preparing Physical Activity Instructors of Older Adults.

    Upon completing the ebook, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
    • Describe the different components of aging and the impact of physical activity.
    • Define successful aging and how the concept relates to the development of training programs.
    • Explain the role of physical activity in the lives of older adults in general and with respect to chronic illnesses (e.g. physiological aspects related to aging).
    • Design key aspects of a physical activity program for older adults with or without various common diseases.
    • Describe the key aspects associated with screening, selecting, and evaluating assessment tools related to physical performance among older adults.
    • Describe, develop, and implement individualized and group age-appropriate behavior change interventions and physical activity programs that affect older adults’ exercise participation.
    • Explain the importance of critical aspects of physical activity programs, such as warm-up and cool-down exercises.
    • Design, manipulate, apply, and evaluate program designs to accommodate the needs and training goals of older adults (e.g., resistance training, aerobic training, balance).
    • Develop and apply teaching and leadership styles to facilitate evidence-based approaches and recommend physical activity techniques for older adults.
    • Discuss and comply with ethical guidelines for personal trainers and group instructors.

    Audience

    A continuing education course for personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, athletic trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Overview of Aging and Physical Activity

    Chapter 1. The Field of Gerokinesiology
    Debra J. Rose and Dawn A. Skelton
    Demographics of Older Adults
    Benefits of Physical Activity
    Defining Old Age
    Gerokinesiology: An Expanding Field of Study
    Curriculum Development
    Later Life Training Curricula: The Gold Standard for Instructor Training?
    Career Opportunities
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 2. Predictors of Successful Aging
    Debra J. Rose
    Biological Theories of Aging
    Psychological Theories of Aging
    Sociological Theories of Aging
    Models of Successful Aging
    Physical Activity as a Determinant of Successful Aging
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 3. Psychological and Sociocultural Aspects of Physical Activity for Older Adults
    Kathleen S. Wilson
    Aging Stereotypes
    Psychosocial Benefits of Physical Activity
    Promoting Physical Activity
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 4. Physiological Aspects of Aging
    Priscilla G. MacRae
    Cardiovascular Function
    Respiratory Function
    Muscle Function
    Skeletal Function
    Nervous System Function
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Part II. Screening, Assessment, and Goal Setting

    Chapter 5. Preexercise and Health Screening
    Debra J. Rose
    Preexercise Screening
    Screening Steps
    Additional Screening Tools
    Implications for Program Design and Management
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 6. Physical and Functional Assessments
    C. Jessie Jones and Roberta E. Rikli
    Functional Fitness Framework
    Considerations for Test Selection and Evaluation
    Recommended Assessment Tools
    Guidelines for Group Physical Performance Testing
    Interpreting Test Results
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 7. Goal Setting and Behavioral Management
    Sara Wilcox and Abby C. King
    Factors Influencing Older Adults’ Exercise Participation
    Theoretical Frameworks for Behavior Change
    Physically Active Lifestyles
    Implications for Program Design and Management
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Part III. Core Program Principles and Training Methods

    Chapter 8. Important Considerations When Designing Exercise Programs for Older Adults
    Debra J. Rose
    Heterogeneity of Older Adults
    Optimizing Physical Function Through Exercise
    Exercise Principles for Program Design
    Specific Exercise Principles for Older Adults
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 9. Whole-Person Wellness for Successful Aging
    Janis M. Montague, Debra J. Rose, and Judy Aprile
    Wellness: A Change in Perspective and Perception
    Defining Wellness: A Historical Perspective
    Whole-Person Wellness: A Comprehensive Perspective
    Whole-Person Wellness and Successful Aging: A Winning Combination
    Defining the Dimensions of Wellness
    Applying the Dimensions of Wellness
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 10. Principles of the Warm-Up and Cool-Down
    Mary Ann Kluge
    Warming Up
    Goal Setting
    Assessing Participant Readiness
    Increasing the Challenge
    Engaging Participants Socially and Emotionally
    New Warm-Up Strategies
    Cooling Down
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 11. Flexibility Training
    Debra J. Rose
    Age-Associated Changes in Flexibility
    Types of Stretching Techniques
    Incorporating Flexibility Training Into the Exercise Program
    Examples of Flexibility Exercises
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 12. Resistance Training
    Joseph Signorile
    Benefits of Resistance Training
    Principles of Resistance Training
    Training Variables
    Resistance Training Conditions and Modalities
    Resistance Training for Older Adults
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 13. Aerobic Endurance Training
    Susie Dinan-Young and Dawn A. Skelton
    Benefits of Aerobic Endurance Training for Older Adults
    Principles and Considerations for Aerobic Endurance Training
    Variables for Aerobic Endurance Training
    Training Precautions and Considerations
    Implications for Program Design and Management
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 14. Balance and Mobility Training
    Debra J. Rose
    Age-Associated Changes in Balance and Mobility
    Balance and Mobility Exercises
    Manipulating the Challenge in a Group Setting
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Part IV. Program Design, Leadership, and Risk Management

    Chapter 15. Applying Movement Analysis and Motor Learning Principles to Program Design
    Debra J. Rose
    Nervous and Musculoskeletal System Changes and Motor Skill Learning
    Movement Analysis of Skills
    Motor Learning Principles for the Physical Activity Instructor
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 16. Teaching and Leadership Skills
    Helen Hawley-Hague and Susie Dinan-Young
    Developing Your Leadership Style
    Developing Your Instructional Methods, Techniques, and Strategies
    Advancing Your Instructional Skills and Strategies
    Developing Your Leadership Skills
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 17. Exercise Considerations for Medical Conditions
    Matthew J. Peterson
    Cardiovascular Conditions
    Pulmonary Disorders
    Diabetes
    Musculoskeletal Conditions
    Neurological and Cognitive Conditions
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Chapter 18. Legal Standards, Risk Management, and Professional Ethics
    Debra J. Rose
    The Law and the Physical Activity Instructor
    Risk Management Plans
    Ethical Guidelines for the Physical Activity Instructor
    Summary
    Key Terms
    Recommended Reading
    Study Questions
    Application Activities

    Appendix A. International Curriculum Guidelines for Preparing Physical Activity Instructors of Older Adults
    Appendix B. IDEA Code of Ethics for Personal Trainers
    Appendix C. IDEA Code of Ethics for Group Fitness Instructors

    Author

    Debra Rose, PhD, is a professor in the division of kinesiology and health science and director of the Center for Successful Aging at California State University at Fullerton. She also serves as codirector of the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence at the University of Southern California. Her primary research focus is on the enhancement of mobility, postural control, and the prevention of falls in later years.

    Rose is nationally and internationally recognized for her work in assessment and programming for fall risk reduction. Her research in fall risk reduction in the elderly has been published in numerous peer-reviewed publications, including the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology Report, and the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity—where she also served as an editor in chief. She was an expert contributor to Global Report on Falls Prevention in Older Age, published by the World Health Organization in 2007.

    Rose is the creator of the innovative fall risk reduction program FallProof™, which was recognized by the Health Promotion Institute of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) in 2006 as a Best Practice program in health promotion. This program is currently being implemented in numerous community-based settings and retirement communities throughout the United States.

    Rose was also the recipient of the 2013 Herbert A. DeVries Award for Distinguished Research on Aging from the American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation. She is a fellow and past president of the National Academy of Kinesiology (formerly American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education) and former executive board member of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.