Examine various strategies to help your clients engage in regular exercise
Action Plan for Arthritis
Because stiffness is one of the hallmarks of arthritis, flexibility is a crucial component of your exercise program.
Health Professionals' Guide to Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
A person with Parkinson’s who answers yes to any of these questions should obtain a referral from his or her doctor for the appropriate therapist.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases & Disabilities 3rd Edition eBook
Learn the recommendations, precautions, and special considerations associated with exercise programming for patients with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Learn how to complete multiple neck stretches with step-by-step instructions and images.
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.
Breath, concentration, center, control, precision, and flow are principles that form the basis of many approaches of Pilates and are generally accepted as the foundation of the system.
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health
An aerobic workout should follow a consistent pattern to optimize safety as well as enjoyment. You should begin with a warm-up, which is followed by the main part of the workout, called the endurance conditioning phase.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
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.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
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.
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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