Strength Training Past 50 Print CE Course 3rd Edition
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Course components are delivered as printed products:
- Strength Training Past 50, Third Edition book
- Study guide
- Continuing education exam
Strength training offers many benefits for active adults, including enhanced athletic performance; reduced risk of disease; and decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Whether you are just getting started or have been training older adults for years, the Strength Training Past 50, Third Edition, continuing education course provides access to in-depth coverage in training the 50-plus population and includes the following features:
- 83 exercises for free weights, machines, bands, and balls
- 30 workouts for increasing size, endurance, and strength
- Sport-specific programs for tennis, golf, cycling, running, and more
- Eating plans and nutrition advice for adding lean muscle and losing fat
This continuing education course will help you safely train clients who want to stay active, healthy, and looking great.
The study guide contains a course syllabus, chapter activities, and end-of-chapter learning activities to prepare you for the 50-question continuing education exam at the conclusion of the course.
A continuing education course for personal trainers, fitness coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, athletic trainers, and group exercise instructors
Learning with the Strength Training Past 50, Third Edition book
Chapter 1 Benefits of Strength Training
Chapter 2 Assessment for Training Success
Chapter 3 Applying Training Principles
Chapter 4 Strength Training Equipment
Chapter 5 Basic Exercise Techniques
Chapter 6 Machine Exercises
Chapter 7 Dumbbell Exercises
Chapter 8 Alternative Equipment Exercises
Chapter 9 Basic Training Programs
Chapter 10 Advanced Training Programs
Chapter 11 Sport-Specific Training Programs
Chapter 12 Nutrition for Continuous Improvement
About the Authors
Exam and Evaluation
Exam Answer Sheet
Quotes for Strength Training Past 50, Third Edition by Wayne Westcott and Thomas Baechle
“Wayne Westcott and Thomas Baechle are pioneers, leading researchers, and authorities on strength training, metabolism, and fitness. They put it all together in Strength Training Past 50, a must-read for anyone who cares about strength and health!”
—Nicholas DiNubile, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon and Best-Selling Author, Chief Medical Officer, American Council on Exercise (ACE)
“From basic exercise technique to advanced program design, this guide is a must-read for men and women over 50.”
—Avery D. Faigenbaum, EdD, FACSM, FNSCA, Department of Health and Exercise Science, the College of New Jersey, Author of Youth Strength Training
“Readers will find Dr. Westcott’s writing style easy to follow and will enjoy training past 50.”
—Peter Ronai, MS, FACSM, RCEP, CSCS,*D, Clinical Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science Sacred Heart University
“Staying strong and fit after 50 is absolutely achievable—and Drs. Westcott and Baechle provide the winning game plan for doing so!”
—Ken Mannie, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Michigan State University
Strength Training Past 50 Online CE Course 3rd Edition