HFJ: Sept-Oct 2020 CEC Course #6
HFJ: Sept-Oct 2020 CEC Course #6

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®: September - October 2020 CEC Course #6: Keep on: Staying Active to Promote Well-being to Enjoy the Golden Years

By Barbara A. Bushman, Ph.D., FACSM and Stacy Goddard, DHEd, MCHES

Although age-related physiological changes will occur, regular physical activity is one lifestyle factor that enhances preservation of functional capacity and reduces risk for several chronic diseases. Physical activity recommendations for older adults include regular participation in aerobic, resistance, and flexibility exercises as well as neuromotor exercises for those at risk of falling. Physical activity promotes enhanced quality of life and wellness in all its dimensions, including physical, cognitive, vocational, social, spiritual, emotional, and environmental. Health and fitness professionals are ideally positioned to provide creative programs that reflect the dimensions of wellness, encouraging older adults to continue to strive for goals and engage fully in life.

This course expires on OCTOBER 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. according to your time zone.


This course includes an online ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® Article and a corresponding online quiz.

All course content will be presented to you electronically upon completion of your purchase. This includes all articles, quizzes, and certificates (certificates awarded upon successful completion of the quizzes).

No substitutions will be allowed for this CEC course.

This course has an individual expiration date listed above. All course content must be completed prior to the expiration date. ACSM will not offer refunds, transfers, or course credits for not completing courses prior to their expiration date or for duplicate purchases.

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Available Course Credits

ACSM 2.00

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