Becoming dehydrated is easy, especially when you are active, and can cause serious problems for older adults,
Fitness After 50
Always follow these guidelines to get the best results from the strength-building exercises that you do.
Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging
Including functional activities in exercise programs follows a client-centered and goal-driven approach to exercise prescription for older adults.
Playing Tennis After 50
Three overall recommendations for selecting the right racket.
Energy Every Day eBook
Manage your diet, allowing yourself the foods you want and need, by controlling how much and how often you eat them.
Leisure and Aging eBook
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.
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 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
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.
Exercise for Frail Elders-2nd Edition
Following are some specific safety precautions for leading resistance exercises for people with specific needs, particularly when they are beyond an early or mild stage.
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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