When your muscles are strong, you can confidently lift, reach, move, push, and pull without much thought.
Playing Tennis After 50 eBook
Three overall recommendations for selecting the right racket.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes eBook
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Health Professional's Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease eBook
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.
Leisure and Aging
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 Manual-2nd Edition
After administering the SFT to your clients or program participants, we suggest that you meet with them, either individually or as a group, to give them their feedback.
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.
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.
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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