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ZOOMERS ON THE GO
Volunteer Leader Training Course Videos
We are excited that you are interested in participating in one of our virtual classes! We look forwards to helping you take steps to improve your mobility and maintain your independence.
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Zoomers on the Go
In this chapter, you will learn about important information including what to do when you have a new participant, health screening and informed consent!
Chapter 2: Leadership and Communication Sills
In this chapter, you will learn about developing a teaching style, different learning styles, formations and cueing.
Chapter 3: How the Body Works
In this chapter, you will learn about how our bodies move, the skeletal system, muscular system, breathing and posture.
Chapter 4: Zoomers Class Design and Development
In this chapter, you will learn about the design and development of a Zoomers class. This includes how to modify intensity, balance and stretching segments and a sample class.
Chapter 5: Safety
This chapter will provide you with general and personal safety information which includes addressing concerns around falls, temperature, liability and scope of practice.
Chapter 6: Focus on Falls
In this chapter, you will learn about fall risk factors and how we can reduce falls in older adults
Chapter 7: Physiology of Exercise
This chapter touches on aerobic activity, muscle strength and endurance, balance, coordination and physical activity guidelines.
Chapter 8: Aging and Physical Activity
In this chapter, you will learn about the importance of physical activity and aging and the benefits of physical activity for older adults.
Chapter 9: Special Considerations and Adaptations
This chapter touches on chronic conditions that might be seen in a Zoomers class including arthritis, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis and more.
Chapter 10: Zoomers on the Go Education Information
In this chapter, you will learn about medication and falls, eating, sleep, safety while out and about and tips for a successful start of your Zoomers class.
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