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Senior Fitness Specialisation (NASM-SFS)

Play a vital role in keeping our growing older population healthy and fit.

Provider Premier Global NASM
Qualification: Senior Fitness Specialisation (NASM-SFS)
Category: Specialist Courses
Duration: Complete within 1 year
Schedule: Part-time

Course Introduction

Developed to meet the growing demand of physical fitness experts for seniors, the NASM Senior Fitness Specialisation takes into account the specific fitness needs of ageing bodies when designing exercise programmes that use NASM’s Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) programme.


This programme helps you with the growing need of a fitness regimen to help fend off the onset of most chronic illnesses and conditions. Learn to better understand the physiological and anatomical considerations of ageing including its limitations, common medical conditions, and the frequent fitness obstacles that seniors’ will begin to encounter with age. You’ll focus on helping your clients maintaining an independent lifestyle.

Pre-requisities / Entry Requirements

We recommend that you have at least a Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training, an NASM-CPT qualification or a high level of working knowledge of the fitness industry.

Additional Information

The NASM Senior Fitness Specialisation includes:

  • Online Course
  • Downloadable Course Manual
  • Downloadable Programme Manual
  • Online Quizzes
  • Exercise Library
  • Online exam

Course Content

With the NASM Senior Fitness Specialisation learn how to:

  • Understand regular medical conditions for older individuals and the limitations that they will have during training sessions
  • Conduct fitness assessments for the active older adult
  • Address the psychosocial considerations of ageing and be able to provide support
  • Modify exercises for active older adults including resistance training
  • Align the benefits of flexibility, core, balance, and reactive training programme for fall prevention

What Qualification Will I Get?

  • Level 4 equivalent qualification
  • 8 CIMSPA Developmental CPD points

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