Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation for Active Older Adults
Helpful nutrition guidelines for active older adults
Fitness After 50
Always follow these guidelines to get the best results from the strength-building exercises that you do.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities-3rd Edition
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.
Leisure Programming for Baby Boomers
Boomers got their first taste of outdoor recreation in the 1950s and �60s when many of them were children. Participation in outdoor recreation by all ages has increased steadily since that time, becoming more prominent and more active. These ideas can guide you in creating outdoor adventure programs for boomers.
Strength Training Past 50 2nd Edition eBook
Strength training helps runners reduce injuries.
Playing Tennis After 50 eBook
Three overall recommendations for selecting the right racket.
Second Wind eBook
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
Leisure and Aging eBook
An essential component of adventure tourism is travel to unusual, exotic, and remote wilderness destinations (Kane & Tucker, 2004; Millington, Locke, & Locke, 2001).
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 Subscription
Most of us would agree that quality of life in later years depends to a large degree on being able to do the things we want to do, without pain, for as long as possible.
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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