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.
Developing Effective Physical Activity Programs
To develop effective older adult physical activity interventions, it is important to understand factors that predict participation and adherence.
Greg Osterman wants the world to know he is a very healthy man.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
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.
ABLE Bodies Balance Training eBook
The �Smell the Coffee� activity is a fun, quick, and easy activity that marries deep breathing and a natural back-lengthening movement.
Second Wind eBook
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.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes eBook
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
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.
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.
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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