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.
Leisure Programming for Baby Boomers
Boomers got their first taste of outdoor recreation in the 1950s and �60s when many of them were children. Participation in outdoor recreation by all ages has increased steadily since that time, becoming more prominent and more active. These ideas can guide you in creating outdoor adventure programs for boomers.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes eBook
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases & Disabilities 3rd Edition eBook
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.
Fitness Nutrition for Special Dietary Needs eBook
Learn how the dietary needs of a pregnant body change through the trimesters and with exercise.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults-2nd Edition
Weight training equipment intimidates some older adults. For others, budget constraints make membership in a fitness facility or the purchase of strength training equipment impractical. The exercise procedures described in this chapter should enhance your clients� strength training experiences and reduce the likelihood of injury, and they are inexpensive.
Bending the Aging Curve
The idea behind the title of this book, and its underlying philosophy, is that you can use targeted exercise prescriptions to improve your client�s wellness and �bend� his or her aging curves.
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).
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.
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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