Fitness for the Older Adult Leader Scope of Practice
The AFLCA Fitness for the Older Adult Leader is certified to:
- Lead a safe exercise group* by providing effective and appropriate exercises in order to meet the needs of participants. Lead exercise groups that are based on AFLCA standards and NFLA guidelines.
- Incorporate the use of appropriate portable equipment based on identified or implied needs of the participants.
- Use the Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating, Canada’s Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Active Living, and Par-Q+. Lead participants that are apparently healthy.
*A group is defined as a leader-facilitated session
AFLCA - Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association
NFLA - National Fitness Leadership Alliance
Par-Q+ - Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire
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