Determining age-related developmental changes in body size (i.e., height and weight) or weight relative to height (BMI) is inadequate for understanding the actual changes that occur, because the body is composed of many different tissues.
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.
Second Wind eBook
Gerald Vaughn has been USA Track & Field age-group champion, indoor and outdoor, eight consecutive years.
Health Professional's Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease eBook
How to safely help a patient with Parkinson�s Disease get up from the floor after a fall.
Some medications are proven to increase the risk even more due to the fact that the side effects, such as dizziness, fatigue, and weakness contribute to the risk of falling.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Training strength with body weight requires that the muscles be challenged beyond what is normal for everyday activities. To improve power with body weight, you must add the speed component.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
There is a profound difference between using wellness programs to fill time slots in an activity schedule and fostering an environment of well-being for both residents and staff.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults-2nd Edition
Weight training equipment intimidates some older adults. For others, budget constraints make membership in a fitness facility or the purchase of strength training equipment impractical. The exercise procedures described in this chapter should enhance your clients� strength training experiences and reduce the likelihood of injury, and they are inexpensive.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
As is typical in the process of establishing criterion-based standards, a combination of processes�subjective reasoning, data-based statistics, and literature review�was involved in arriving at the recommended fitness standards (cut-point scores) for the SFT test items that would be associated with the ability (or projected ability) to function independently in later years.
The Healthy Heart Book eBook
In years gone by, medicine focused on physical health only, but now scientists know that emotions, thoughts and feelings affect how well the body functions.