Active Aging Specialization - Online


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NEW SPECIALIZATION FROM THE GRAY INSTITUTE (over 14 hours of online content)

The Active Aging Specialization is an innovative approach to working with the aging client using Applied Functional Science, Principles, Strategies and Techniques. This cutting-edge specialization will complement the evaluative ability as well as exercise utilization skills of the Movement Specialist when working with the Active Aging adult.

Learning Objectives


There are 70 million baby boomers in the United States alone. This population of men and women who have the need to move, look and feel better. The Gray Institute’s Active Aging Specialization prepares the Movement Specialist for testing and training of these individuals as well as aligning the participant with the tools for performance programming. This online and live course will position you with new eyes for the aging landscape, thereby positioning your outcome success. The participant will learn strategies and techniques in supine, side-lying, sitting , standing and during gait. The information is designed to be applied immediately giving the Movement Specialist knowledge and confidence when working with any diagnosis and activities of daily living.


  • Describe the primary principles that drive function of human movement
  • Identify movement compensations and proprioceptive deficits
  • Choose appropriate drivers and cues to enhance movement outcomes
  • Implement movement strategies based upon functional testing and observation of biomechanics
  • Identify the “Gaposis” between functional and non-functional treatment techniques
  • Develop a principal based plan of treatment to improve efficiency and effective


Active Aging Specialization is designed and specifically created for all professionals in the Movement Industry, no matter the background nor the specialty. Active Aging Specialization is ideal for Analysis, Rehabilitation, Training, and Prevention/Maintenance. Therefore, content applies to, but is not limited to, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, Personal Trainers, Athletic Trainers, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Physicians, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Coaches, and anyone else working in the field of Human Movement.


ACE 1.30 CECs

ACSM 14 Hours

CanFitPro - 4.0 CECs

ISSA - 13 CEU Hours


NATA-BOC 14 CE Hours

PTA Global - 13 CECs

Physical Therapy Associations

New York 18 CE Hours

Ohio 12 Contact Hours

Texas 12 CCUs

Redefine Health Education approved in the following states. (13 Contact Hours)

  • Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, **Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

**For Florida approval go to CE Broker (use approval# 20-892355) - Course will be listed on CE Broker under Redefine Health Education as the sponsor

If you do not see your State or Organization listed, please feel free to contact us at

Refund Policy
Gray Institute offers a refund in the form of a credit to use for other Gray Institute Courses, only if the course material has not been started. Once the course material has been started, no refund will be issued.

Course Procedure

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. View the course content.
  3. Take the test. (You must score 70% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  4. Print your certificate of completion.

Course Content

Module 1 - Introduction to the Active Aging Specialization
Module 2 - Applied Functional Science® and the Active Aging Adult
Module 3 - Functional Muscle Function and Chain Reaciton® Biomechanics
Module 4 - Functional Testing
Module 5 - Programming and Progession
Module 6 - Practical Application and Scenarios
Module 7 - Active Aging Case Studies
Module 8 - Documentation Requirements
Module 9 - Summary and Review
AAS Evaluation

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