Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
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.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults-2nd Edition
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).
Man's Guide to Muscle and Strength eBook, A
Your core consists of many muscles and muscle groups that work to stabilize your spine, shoulder girdle, and pelvis when flexed. Although your core is defined in various ways depending on the source, it typically includes the muscles of your torso, hips, and neck�basically everything but your limbs and head.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength, A
The position stand provided the recommended quality and quantity of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness and flexibility in healthy adults.
Physical Activity and Health-2nd Edition
While psychological, social, and environmental factors contribute significantly to physical activity behavior, it is important to recognize that activity behavior also has a biological basis and that genetic variation could affect individuals� propensity to be physically active or sedentary.
Therapeutic Stretching eBook
Almost anyone can receive stretching, and most people will benefit from it.
Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition
Fitness professionals will encounter individuals who are on the verge of meeting the criteria for moderate or high risk but are not quite there.
Fitness & Health 7th Edition eBook
Our social, economic, built, and even weather environments have changed dramatically over the past three to five decades.
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction-3rd Edition With Online Video
Per Olof Astrand coined the term functional training in a landmark article titled �Why Exercise?� He stated, �If animals are built reasonably, they should build and maintain just enough, but not more structure than they need to meet functional requirements� (1992, p. 154).
Implementing Physical Activity Strategies eBook
Program leaders identified three major lessons that will assist with future implementation of similar programming: (1) use technology to automate administrative components of the program; (2) cultivate community partnerships and leverage existing partnerships to enhance program success; and (3) introduce gradually and progress mindfully.