Three overall recommendations for selecting the right racket.
Cycling Past 50
Since 1971, I�ve trained and coached athletes in a variety of sports with abilities ranging from beginner to professional. Some became national- and world-class competitors; others achieved less impressive, but no less important, personal goals.
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.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
For the past two decades, government and media outlets have predicted dire consequences resulting from aging world populations. However, the problems predicted to occur as a result of aging populations stem from advanced disability rather than just advanced age.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
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.
Leisure and Aging
The development of age-restricted communities, the forerunner of active adult communities, can be traced back to the 1950s, when a developer named Del Webb created Youngtown, a new town near Phoenix, Arizona. Very little was specifically active about this first community, which offered low-cost housing and no extra amenities and was restricted to people at least 55 or older.
Leisure and Aging eBook
If growing older results in more freedom, then it is reasonable to assume that when one becomes old, life must be replete with greater opportunities for leisure that ultimately affect well-being.
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.
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.
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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