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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.
Action Plan for Allergies
While you can never predict with absolute certainty when you are going to have an allergy flare-up or an asthma attack, you usually realize what triggers your exacerbations.
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
In those with PD, muscle activation patterns appear to be intact, but impairments are noted in the timing and magnitude of contraction of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.
Second Wind eBook
Greg Osterman wants the world to know he is a very healthy man.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes eBook
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Leisure and Aging eBook
An essential component of adventure tourism is travel to unusual, exotic, and remote wilderness destinations (Kane & Tucker, 2004; Millington, Locke, & Locke, 2001).
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 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.
Exercise for Frail Elders 2nd Edition eBook
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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