Learn how the dietary needs of a pregnant body change through the trimesters and with exercise.
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.
Developing Effective Physical Activity Programs
To develop effective older adult physical activity interventions, it is important to understand factors that predict participation and adherence.
Gerald Vaughn has been USA Track & Field age-group champion, indoor and outdoor, eight consecutive years.
Strength Training Past 50 2nd Edition eBook
Strength training helps runners reduce injuries.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Training consistency and frequency are essential for strength training progress.
Active Living Every Day With Online Resource-2nd Edition
For the participants in our study, obstacles to being active came in all shapes and sizes.
Leisure and Aging
The development of age-restricted communities, the forerunner of active adult communities, can be traced back to the 1950s, when a developer named Del Webb created Youngtown, a new town near Phoenix, Arizona. Very little was specifically active about this first community, which offered low-cost housing and no extra amenities and was restricted to people at least 55 or older.
Leisure and Aging eBook
If growing older results in more freedom, then it is reasonable to assume that when one becomes old, life must be replete with greater opportunities for leisure that ultimately affect well-being.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
It has been our experience that both practitioners and researchers generally find it preferable to administer the SFT to several people at a time. In fact, group testing is preferred when the goal is to compare performance to the normative data, because all normative scores were collected in a group setting where there tends to be more social interaction and encouragement than when tests are given in an isolated environment.
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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