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ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities-3rd Edition
Exercise management for persons with cancer requires extensive individualization by the exercise professional.
The human body was made to be used. Today, swimmers in middle age are capable of turning in their fastest times ever. Men and women are building muscle mass in their 80s.
Energy Every Day
It is important to take a step back and consider your overall mission and your specific goals for increased personal energy.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
How to safely help a patient with Parkinson�s Disease get up from the floor after a fall.
Long-term and short-term goals should be set at the beginning of a program and should cover certain requirements, such as being measurable, specific, realistic, and behavioral.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
Failure to address psychosocial aspects of physical activity participation and failure to apply behavior change concepts to program design can consistently low participation rates in both community-based and senior-living-based venues.
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?
Bending the Aging Curve
To truly accomplish the purpose of translational training, we must match the motor pattern training of the translational period to the improvements made in physical performance during the preceding training cycle.
Exercise for Frail Elders-2nd Edition
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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