Exercises for Brain Health provides an introductory background and overview for the fitness professional, thus allowing a complimentary and goal-oriented program design that may work in junction with a client’s healthcare provider’s medical management. The material falls within the scope of practice for fitness professionals as this is non-clinical, exercise-based protocols.
The course module, Exercises for Brain Health, features physical and mental exercises that are specifically designed to strengthen both mind and body. Progressively challenging programs and assessments, this course will teach the fitness professional how to keep a client’s brain engaged and active.
Students will be able to review and gain knowledge of total-body workout plans designed to assist in improving quality of life of those at risk for cognitive decline.
Students will be able to learn how to change lifestyle causes of cognitive decline including ischemia, malnutrition, and inactivity.
Students will be able to learn facts on signs, symptoms, and risk factors of cognitive decline and how to spot them in clients.
Includes book and test materials.