Shopping Basket 0
Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.

HUMAN KINETICS

ACSM/AHA Physical Activity Recommendations for Older Adults

Physical Activity and Public Health recommendations for Older Adults from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Heart Association (AHA).

By American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association



Articles and Links


A document presenting evidence of the relationship between physical activity and health geared toward policy makers and program administrators.


City/State/Country/Region:
United States of America


Official Name of Policy or Guidelines:
Physical Activity and Public Health in Older Adults: Recommendation from the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association.


Name(s) of Organizations that created policy or guidelines:

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Heart Association (AHA)

Brief Description:
These guidelines expand upon the preventive recommendations published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ACSM in 1995. The new guidelines now contain more specific activity guidelines that acknowledge age-associated differences in aerobic capacity. Flexibility exercises are now recommended as well as balance exercises, but only for older adults at risk of falls.

Website Link:

http://www.acsm.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home_Page&TEMPLATE=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=7764




Get the latest news, special offers, and updates on authors and products. SIGN UP NOW!

Human Kinetics Rewards

About Our Products

Book Excerpts

Catalogs

News and Articles

About Us

Career Opportunities

Events

Partners

Business to Business

Author Center

HK Today Newsletter

Services

Exam/Desk Copies

Language rights translation

Association Management

Associate Program

Rights and Permissions

Featured Programs

Human Kinetics Coach Education

Fitnessgram

Fitness for Life

Active Living Every Day

Connect with Us

Google Plus YouTube Tumblr Pinterest

Terms & Conditions

/

Privacy Policy

/

Safe Harbor