The Geriatric Athlete

Return to all Musculoskeletal and Sports Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CME session, you should be able to:

1. Describe current concepts in exercise and strength training in mature athletes.

2. Develop physical activity plans for older adults, using evidence-based recommendations and guidelines aimed at promoting and maintaining health and physical independence.

3. Describe preventive measures for risks and injuries of competitive older adults.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
06/06/2019

W. Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP, Department Chair, Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
06/06/2019
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