Because stiffness is one of the hallmarks of arthritis, flexibility is a crucial component of your exercise program.
Playing Tennis After 50
Use sound technique to minimize shock to your body.
Leisure Programming for Baby Boomers
The boomer generation is going to demand more than what our current senior centers and leisure programs are providing. Boomers will not be satisfied with a �regularly scheduled program� as often found in today�s senior centers.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
How to safely help a patient with Parkinson�s Disease get up from the floor after a fall.
Second Wind eBook
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases & Disabilities 3rd Edition eBook
Exercise management for persons with cancer requires extensive individualization by the exercise professional.
Energy Every Day eBook
Learn what can be done to maximize your energy throughout the day.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults-2nd Edition
Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010).Fortunately, sensible strength training can remediate this situation (Campbell et al. 1994; Westcott 2009).
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
It has been our experience that both practitioners and researchers generally find it preferable to administer the SFT to several people at a time. In fact, group testing is preferred when the goal is to compare performance to the normative data, because all normative scores were collected in a group setting where there tends to be more social interaction and encouragement than when tests are given in an isolated environment.
Exercise for Frail Elders-2nd Edition
Frail is a term that can describe anyone, young or old. Refer to table 1.1 for common medical disorders and special needs that contribute to frailty. Frailty is not as much a definition as it is a syndrome of signs and symptoms.