Qualifications matter

Your scope of practice ensures that the services you provide as an AFLCA Fitness for the Older Adult leader match your training. 

Fitness for the Older Adult Leader Scope of Practice

The AFLCA Fitness for the Older Adult Leader is certified to:

  1. 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.
  2. Incorporate the use of appropriate portable equipment based on identified or implied needs of the participants.
  3. 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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