Becoming dehydrated is easy, especially when you are active, and can cause serious problems for older adults,
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
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.
Energy Every Day
Learn what can be done to maximize your energy throughout the day.
Second Wind eBook
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
Health Professional's Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease eBook
In those with PD, muscle activation patterns appear to be intact, but impairments are noted in the timing and magnitude of contraction of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.
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.
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.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
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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