Determining age-related developmental changes in body size (i.e., height and weight) or weight relative to height (BMI) is inadequate for understanding the actual changes that occur, because the body is composed of many different tissues.
ABLE Bodies Balance Training
The �Smell the Coffee� activity is a fun, quick, and easy activity that marries deep breathing and a natural back-lengthening movement.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities-3rd Edition
Although children and adolescents respond and adapt to exercise and physical activity in much the same way that adults do, physiological differences between children and adults do exist and must be considered.
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
Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
Bending the Aging Curve
Tapering allows significant recovery, maximization of the fitness effect, and supercompensation. It also allows us to switch our concentration from fitness to skill training. So what�s the best way to taper?
Leisure and Aging
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.
The Healthy Heart Book
When a coronary artery is blocked completely and suddenly, causing the area of the heart muscle normally supplied by that artery to be starved of blood and oxygen, this area of heart muscle can be damaged.
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.
Exercise for Frail Elders-2nd Edition
Seated Up-and-Down Leg March
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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