Effective Fitness Programs for Older Adults explores the diversity of the older-adult population, while identifying key strategies to make fitness programming for this unique group more effective. The DVD details how to meet the diverse physical, social, and emotional needs of the majority of sedentary older adults. Among the topics covered: taking an individualized approach, meeting social and emotional needs, creating an appropriate environment, sustaining efficient and reliable systems, attracting the customer, and concluding points. Produced in cooperation with IDEA Health & Fitness Association.
About the Actor
Cody Sipe is a well-respected expert on older adult fitness. He is certified by ACSM as an Exercise Specialist and a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist. He also is a certified Balance and Mobility Enhancement Specialist. He serves in numerous leadership positions in the industry, including as a contributing editor for IDEA and as a member of the Strategic Health Initiative on Aging with ACSM. He has been recognized numerous times for his professional achievements, including received the 2005 IDEA Program Director of the Year award and being selected as a delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging by Indiana governor Mitch Daniels. Cody presents internationally and writes regularly on a variety of senior fitness topics.