Examine various strategies to help your clients engage in regular exercise
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
A person with Parkinson�s who answers yes to any of these questions should obtain a referral from his or her doctor for the appropriate therapist.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases & Disabilities 3rd Edition eBook
Learn the recommendations, precautions, and special considerations associated with exercise programming for patients with Alzheimer�s Disease.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
There is a profound difference between using wellness programs to fill time slots in an activity schedule and fostering an environment of well-being for both residents and staff.
Bending the Aging Curve
The recurrent pattern of training, translation, and reassessment increases exercise adherence because it not only allows clients to see their own progress but also demonstrates how their progress is linked to the exercise prescription.
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.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 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
The Healthy Heart Book
You know now that being active benefits the whole body and should be a part of everyone�s daily life, regardless of age or medical history.
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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