ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities-3rd Edition
Learn the recommendations, precautions, and special considerations associated with exercise programming for patients with Alzheimer�s Disease.
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
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
Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
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.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Training consistency and frequency are essential for strength training progress.
Active Living Every Day With Online Resource-2nd Edition
In addition to increasing the amount of time you are active, you can also increase your daily physical activity by cranking up the intensity.
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
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.
The Healthy Heart Book
In years gone by, medicine focused on physical health only, but now scientists know that emotions, thoughts and feelings affect how well the body functions.
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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