Because stiffness is one of the hallmarks of arthritis, flexibility is a crucial component of your exercise program.
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.
Developing Effective Physical Activity Programs
As the influence of technology continues to increase, those interested in promoting physical activity should consider developing physical activity programs that effectively use technology.
Gerald Vaughn has been USA Track & Field age-group champion, indoor and outdoor, eight consecutive years.
Health Professionals' Guide to the 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.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes eBook
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
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.
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
For the participants in our study, obstacles to being active came in all shapes and sizes.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 Subscription
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.
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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