Chapter 5 – Coaching (PDF)

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Coaches of masters athletes need to know the motivations and barriers to training masters athletes. Importantly, a smart coach needs to understand the physiological changes that occur with aging and their implications for coaching masters athletes.

Topics include:

  • Reasons masters athletes train
  • Barriers to adults involvement in exercise
  • Training practices of masters athletes
  • Problems faced by coaches of masters athletes
  • Physiological changes with aging and their implications for coaching masters athletes
  • Safety guidelines for older exercisers
  • Pre-participation screening guidelines for masters athletes