Health Professional's Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease eBook
How to safely help a patient with Parkinson�s Disease get up from the floor after a fall.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
Fundamental Weight Training
A trick for standing exercises is to bend your legs slightly and stagger your feet.
Qigong Illustrated eBook
Correct posture refers to the alignment of the bones in relation to the joints for the purpose of maximizing qi flow and minimizing obstructions.
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.
Active Living Every Day With Online Resource-2nd Edition
Change doesn�t happen all at once. It�s not a light switch that you can flip on and off. Rather, it is an ongoing process of learning and relearning.
Hatha Yoga Asanas eBook
Child�s (Balasana) and Child�s, Extended (Utthita Balasana) asanas.
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
Better Body Workouts for Women
The female athlete triad describes the combination of three related aspects that lead to an unhealthy situation, namely disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis.
Exercise for Frail Elders-2nd Edition
Following are some specific safety precautions for leading resistance exercises for people with specific needs, particularly when they are beyond an early or mild stage.