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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.
Action Plan for Menopause
When your muscles are strong, you can confidently lift, reach, move, push, and pull without much thought.
Playing Tennis After 50
Use sound technique to minimize shock to your body.
Learn how to complete multiple neck stretches with step-by-step instructions and images.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
Active Living Every Day With Online Resource-2nd Edition
Change doesn�t happen all at once. It�s not a light switch that you can flip on and off. Rather, it is an ongoing process of learning and relearning.
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).
Social Dance-3rd Edition
When you dance with a partner, you are sharing space that includes both of you. The basic partner positions used in this book are commonly used in social dancing (see figure 4.1, a-i). Each partner position described in the following paragraphs requires you to connect with a partner in a slightly different manner.
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.
Exercise for Frail Elders 2nd Edition eBook
Frail is a term that can describe anyone, young or old. Refer to table 1.1 for common medical disorders and special needs that contribute to frailty. Frailty is not as much a definition as it is a syndrome of signs and symptoms.
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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