PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS THERP-CT Therapeutic Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults

Courses and Descriptions

RECF-1035Therapeutic Fitness Leader

This course will allow you to gain the theoretical and practical proficiency to develop and implement safe, therapeutic fitness programs for seniors at varying levels of functional well being. The course will involve study in the areas of human anatomy and physiology, basic fitness components, leadership development techniques, strength/resistance training theory/design/ implementation, specific challenges/common disorders/ safety considerations for working with the older adult population and program design, implementation and evaluation for programs at varying levels of functional abilities (independent/high; moderate; or low functioning). Skills such as how to incorporate music, how to adapt the class to work with different levels at once, how to provide progressions and how to utilize different apparatus/equipment to provide variety and prevent over-use or over-training. At the conclusion of this course the students will be able to develop and implement at least 1 exercise program for all 3 functional levels that they can use in the workplace. 

Class Availability

Beginning September 1, 2018: students enrolling in Online Education courses will be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus stores or online. To review booklists and purchase textbooks, please visit bookstore.rrc.ca.

Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Course Dates and Fees

2021 Spring Term - Distance Education
RECF-1035 Therapeutic Fitness Leader
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Apr 07, 21 - Jun 30, 21TBA211603$545
Location: Online
Dates
Apr 07, 21 - Jun 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
211603
Cost
$545
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