When your muscles are strong, you can confidently lift, reach, move, push, and pull without much thought.
Developing Effective Physical Activity Programs
To develop effective older adult physical activity interventions, it is important to understand factors that predict participation and adherence.
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.
Energy Every Day
It is important to take a step back and consider your overall mission and your specific goals for increased personal energy.
Second Wind eBook
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
Second Wind eBook
The human body was made to be used. Today, swimmers in middle age are capable of turning in their fastest times ever. Men and women are building muscle mass in their 80s.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases & Disabilities 3rd Edition eBook
Although children and adolescents respond and adapt to exercise and physical activity in much the same way that adults do, physiological differences between children and adults do exist and must be considered.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
Failure to address psychosocial aspects of physical activity participation and failure to apply behavior change concepts to program design can consistently low participation rates in both community-based and senior-living-based venues.
Active Living Every Day With Online Resource-2nd Edition
For the participants in our study, obstacles to being active came in all shapes and sizes.
The Healthy Heart Book eBook
You know now that being active benefits the whole body and should be a part of everyone�s daily life, regardless of age or medical history.
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).
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