Gerontogimnastics Online Course

Discover how Gerontogymnastics can help you understand the aging process.

Virtual course in Spanish

Recorded videos, you can watch them whenever you want

Periodic updates

Access until July 2023

Virtual course in Spanish

Recorded videos, you can watch them whenever you want

Periodic updates

Access until July 2023

About the teacher

Ana Galvez

Degree in Sociology and Superior Technician in Physical and Sports Activities Animation. Director of the School of Sport with Heart in Spain, an international initiative aimed at transmitting Olympic values in society.

Who is the course for?

In this course, we will learn how to prevent the loss of mobility associated with the decrease in motor skills of the senior adult, through gerontogymnastics. This is a specialty that adapts physical activity to people over 65 years of age.

The objective of gerontogymnastics is to reduce physical limitations through various daily activities or specific exercises.

Caregivers: To promote the personal and social well-being of seniors.

Sports monitors: To motivate and make the lives of the seniors they train healthier.

Health professionals:
to contribute to the humanization of senior living in both hospital and nursing home environments.

Course format

2 modules

4 theoretical videos of 60min

3 practical videos of 60min

Total duration of the course 7h

Personalized tutoring

Certificate of course completion

What will you learn?

1. To introduce healthy habits to improve some of the physical deterioration or locomotor problems in advanced age.

2. Apply exercises to improve blood circulation in the elderly.

3. Avoid losses in the flexibility of the elderly with the application of the techniques taught.

4. To help improve the lives of our seniors.

Learning stages

Course syllabus

Module 1

Changes in the human being upon reaching old age

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Module 2

Application of physical activity to the elderly

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About the teacher

Ana Galvez

Degree in Sociology and Superior Technician in Physical and Sports Activities Animation. He brings his training and experience to Universitas to help transmit Olympic values in society.

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Access to the course will be valid on your profile until July 2023.

Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend that you listen to all the lessons one by one to get the full picture. It is also recommended that you take the course with a certain frequency over time to better retain the knowledge.

The course will be available for one academic year. Follow the course at your own pace.

Yes. You have access to the entire course and can view it again at any time.

Entering the “Virtual Campus” menu. The username and password are the same as the ones you entered when you purchased the course. If you do not remember you can click on the link “Forgot your username or password?” and follow the instructions.

Certificate

At the end of the course you will receive a certificate of completion of the course program.

Certificado

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