International curriculum guidelines for preparing physical activity instructors of older adults

The American Senior Fitness Association is proud to have been one of the original coalition members that developed the American National Standards for Preparing Senior Fitness Instructors* and to be a recognized supporting organization of the following international guidelines.

Susie Dinan worked alongside other contibutors to produce these guidelines. Click here to view the guidelines.

Guidelines on Physical Activity and Older People – BHFNCPAH

These guidelines have been drafted to assist the work of those in the position to promote physical activity and well being with all older people. They do not provide exercise recommendations relating to specific diseases and conditions associated with ageing or on exercise prescriptions for individuals. Sources of such recommendations are included in the appendices…

Exercise Referral Systems: A National Quality Assurance Framework, DoH (2001)

The National Quality Assurance Framework provides guidelines for exercise referral systems, with the aim of improving standards among existing exercise referral schemes, and helping the development of new ones. The Framework focuses primarily on the most common model of exercise referral system, where the GP or practice nurse refers patients to facilitates such as leisure…