Functionally Fit™ Training Series Table of Contents
Introduction – Use it or lose it! An overview of America's aging population.
Purpose – Why the program was developed, and the view of a typical CNA's day.
Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Movement – A closer look at bones, joints, muscles, connective tissue and how they work.
Exercise Science – The effects of aging on the muscular system and what to do about it.
Measurement and Assessment – Why we measure, what we measure and how we measure.
Warm-up and Strength Exercises – A set of exercises to warm-up and begin to strengthen the body.
Motivation – Why motivation is a key to later success and strategies to help motivate the older adult, and why this program should NEVER, EVER be called exercise in the presence of a patient..
Graduation – Now that strength gains have been made, consider endurance, balance and flexibility.
Appendices – Forms, billing information, manuals and articles for education.