Cody Sipe

Cody Sipe

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Senior Strength: The Movements

Strength training is widely considered to be the most effective intervention to improve functional capacity in older individuals but yet there are many different types of training paradigms that are used and being promoted. Do we use high loads or low loads? Primary lifts, functional moves or machines? Is our goal strength, power, speed or something else?. In this session we will review some key scientific papers to determine the role that strength training can play and the different methods that can be used. Special attention will be given to applying this evidence to different types of older clients.


1. Perform primary lifts effectively with different types of clients

2. Apply techniques for assisted, body weight only and loaded movements

3. Use cueing techniques that help older clients understand how to perform the movements correctly


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