Alzheimer's Disease Prevention and Intervention, Medical Fitness Specialist Certificate Program


Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention and Intervention, Medical Fitness Specialist Certificate Program


This course is sold off-site from Fitness Learning Systems (FLS).

Medical Fitness Specialist Certificate Program // Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention and Intervention: A Guide to Working with Seniors and People at Risk

Authored by Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D., President and Medical Director of the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation

At this time, there is no cure for fatal Alzheimer’s disease and prevention is key to avoiding this 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. Fitness has been found through research to be instrumental in prevention. As the world population continues to grow and live longer, the issues of accompanying cognitive decline, dementia, and fatal Alzheimer’s disease are becoming more prevalent, significantly impacting quality of life, health care systems, and the economy of many countries. This specialist certificate prepares you to provide valuable intervention for clients with the disease, and to help others prevent and delay cognitive decline.

This certification includes 2 course modules:

  • Introduction to Alzheimer’s Disease (5 Hours)
  • Exercise Prescription for Alzheimer’s Prevention and Intervention (6 Hours)

The 2 courses together are approved for up to 11 credit hours. (Certifying bodies listed at bottom of page)

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The 2 courses together are approved for the following CE credit:

11.0     AAAI-ISMA
1.0     Action Personal Trainer Certification
11.0     Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
11.0     American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
1.1     American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
11.0     Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
1.1     Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
1.1     Internat Assoc for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
11.0     International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
1.1     National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
1.1     National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
5.5     National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
2.0     National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
11.0     National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
11.0     Sara’s City Workout (SCW)
11.0     World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
11.0     YMCA
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