Thompson Fitness Solutions has been selected by some of the most prominent fitness organizations to develop continuing education courses that further the understanding of the aging process and guide the development of comprehensive fitness programs for older adults. Drawing on over 25 years of experience in the field, we have created these courses to help fitness professionals "Make The Golden Years Great" for all their older clients!
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BALANCE TRAINING
This online course, authored by Dr. Chris Thompson and offered by the Functional Aging Institute reviews the significant impact that accidental falls have on the quality of life in older adults. Comprehensive assessment and exercise program design strategies for balance training and fall risk reduction are delivered via narrated PowerPoint presentations, a large exercise library, assessment video tutorials and PDF resources. CECs are offered for all major fitness certifications.
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO TRAINING THE ACTIVE AGER
This online course, authored by Dr. Chris Thompson and offered by the Functional Aging Institute details the unique nature of the current cohort of older adults - the Baby Boomers. They are far more active than previous generations and they need exercise programs that will fit their active and adventurous lifestyles. This course provides guidance on assessment and program design for Boomer clients via narrated PowerPoint presentations, video tutorials and PDF resources. CECs are offered for all major fitness certifications.
Dr. Chris has joined with 3 other industry experts and the Functional Aging Institute to deliver a 12-month education program on exercise programming for older adults. All older people need an exercise program that includes the important domains of posture, strength, cognition and balance. The AgeWell Collective delivers on this goal through a series of weekly webinars, monthly case study analyses, online assessment and programming resources and an interactive private Facebook group. Subscribing to the AWC is an absolute must for fitness professionals to take their clients (and their business) to the highest level! CECs are offered for all major fitness organizations.