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.

Course Publication Date: June 27, 2011

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
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category: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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Learning 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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