Urban Poling Instructor Certificate Course – Chapter 7
Exercises for Older Adults
Optional: Sitting and Standing Exercises for Older Adults
Series of simple sitting and standing exercises for less active older adult group exercise programs. Make sure you assess participants in your group to determine which of these exercises can be done safely. Adapt exercises for low level participants. Remind participants to not do exercises that they have been advised are contraindicated for their conditions.Next Section Previous Section Agenda
Read the following manual chapters – Appendix F: ACTIVATOR Exercises
The most important aspect of Nordic walking is to just enjoy yourself. After a while, the technique will become second nature and you will feel confident, efficient, and ready to take on the world!
– Mandy Shintani, OT
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