Design and Delivery
Identify approximately eight to ten specific exercises that will help your clients meet the functional goals you have identified. These exercises should take a total of 20 minutes to complete. Prepare two variations for each exercise, including an easier and a harder variation. Explain your rationale for each exercise. These exercises will make up the main part of your class. You may use instructor recommended texts, websites, your own websites (evaluate their credibility using the credibility checklist), or other resources to help identify appropriate exercises.FUNCTIONAL GOALS – Improved upper body tasks such as dressing and bathing, AND decreased fear of falling,30 mins. 1. Identify at least eight (hard intense) appropriate exercises that address the stated functional goals. 2. Provide a reasonable rationale for each exercise. 3. Describe an easier variation for each exercise. 4. Design a (5 min) warm up that will prepare the clients for the exercises in the main part of the class.CASE SCENARIOYou are the PTA working for a small cardiac rehab program located within a rehabilitation hospital. All of your clients are high functioning/low risk outpatients who have been referred to the program by their family physicians or cardiologists. You have been asked to design and deliver a 30-minute group exercise class that will help participants prepare for discharge. After discharge, participants will be maintaining their fitness programs at home or in local gyms without health professional supervision. You will have free weights or therabands, chairs, and enough space for basic walking/cardiovascular endurance exercises.Textbooks Cikulin-Kulinski, K. (2018). Physical Therapy ClinicalHandbook for PTAs. Burlinton, MA: Jones & Bartlett LearningSoftware Physiotec (optional)Websites www.eldergym.comhttp://www.findingbalanceontario.ca/index.php/exercise-and-fall-prevention.htmlThe purpose of this assignment is to prepare students to design and deliver group exercise classes for older adults. Students will work in groups to design a 30 minute exercise class, prepare a rationale for the exercises chosen, and deliver the class to peers.