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.
Fitness After 50
Always follow these guidelines to get the best results from the strength-building exercises that you do.
Fitness After 50
Everyone feels tense from time to time. When you do, practice one of these relaxation techniques.
Playing Tennis After 50
Use sound technique to minimize shock to your body.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities-3rd Edition
Learn the recommendations, precautions, and special considerations associated with exercise programming for patients with Alzheimer�s Disease.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases & Disabilities 3rd Edition eBook
Exercise management for persons with cancer requires extensive individualization by the exercise professional.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
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 eBook
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 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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