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.
Fitness After 50
Everyone feels tense from time to time. When you do, practice one of these relaxation techniques.
Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults
Examine various strategies to help your clients engage in regular exercise
Playing Tennis After 50
Three overall recommendations for selecting the right racket.
Gerald Vaughn has been USA Track & Field age-group champion, indoor and outdoor, eight consecutive years.
Playing Tennis After 50 eBook
Use sound technique to minimize shock to your body.
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
Training consistency and frequency are essential for strength training progress.
Bending the Aging Curve
To truly accomplish the purpose of translational training, we must match the motor pattern training of the translational period to the improvements made in physical performance during the preceding training cycle.
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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