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Fit & Strong! Portuguese Version

The Portuguese version of our program enables Portuguese-speaking seniors to participate in our evidence-based program with confidence and enthusiasm.

The Portuguese version of the program adheres to the same core set of standards that ensure a maximum benefit to all participants while facilitating their participation either in-person or online.

Core Program Features
  • Evidence-based program
  • Designed to promote physical activity and
    behavior change for persons with osteoarthritis
  • 24 Sessions – 90 minutes each
  • First 60 minutes focus on flexibility, low-impact aerobics, and lower body function
  • Final 30 minutes focus on health education and group problem solving
  • Participants develop personalized action plans
  • Designed to be effective, fun, and engaging
Fit & Strong! Portuguese Version
  • Classes led by Portuguese speaking instructors
  • In-person or web-based fitness sessions
  • Full suite of Portuguese-language resources for participants
  • Portuguese-language video exercise demos
  • Portuguese-language pre and post-class questionnaires
  • Portuguese-language participant manuals and exercise logs
  • Educational components conducted in Portuguese