Exercise and Aging - Maintaining Physical Function in Later Years
The purpose of this self-study module is to provide healthcare professionals with an overview of exercise guidelines in the older adult.

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Natalie Cole MHA/Ed, RN
Course No:MPF062311
Contact Hours:1.00
Method:Online Self Study
Categories:Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2014.

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Course Objectives
  • Discuss the benefits of aerobic exercise and strength and flexibility training.
  • List the three components to a well-balanced exercise program.
  • Identify when exercise should be avoided.
  • Discuss concepts important to designing a strength-training program for the older adult.


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