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Bending the Aging Curve


Tapering allows older adults to switch focus from fitness to skill training
Tapering allows significant recovery, maximization of the fitness effect, and supercompensation. It also allows us to switch our concentration from fitness to skill training. So what’s the best way to taper?
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Incorporating ADL drills into training program results in greater performace gains for older adults
To truly accomplish the purpose of translational training, we must match the motor pattern training of the translational period to the improvements made in physical performance during the preceding training cycle.
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Properly timed training cycles provide motivation and maximize program adherence
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.
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What do we mean by "bending the aging curve"?
The idea behind the title of this book, and its underlying philosophy, is that you can use targeted exercise prescriptions to improve your client’s wellness and “bend” his or her aging curves.
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Bending the Aging Curve
The Complete Exercise Guide for Older Adults
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Bending the Aging Curve provides fitness professionals with a multifaceted periodized training program specifically for older adults. You will learn to use tests to diagnose your clients’ needs and then prescribe training cycles with the appropriate mix of work, active recovery, and skill practice to maximize functional improvements.

© 2011
Book/DVD   328 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736074452



Regular Price: £40.99

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