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    DescriptionThis new book allows the reader to design exercise programmes that will help older adults bend or straighten the curves of decline, resulting in more years of strength, vitality and independence. With this book and DVD package, you will find the tools you need to help your clients slow the physical decline that can accompany ageing. This one-of-a-kind resource presents a scientifically-substantiated and practically-proven training system that can extend the vitality of our ageing population. Photos and step-by-step instructions for each of the tests and exercises in the book, and video clips on the DVD make it easy to quickly implement this training system with your clients. With its targeted strategies, you'll be able to help your clients stay active, energetic and self-reliant, regardless of their age.

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    Bending the Aging Curve
    The Complete Exercise Guide for Older Adults
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joseph F. Signorile
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 328
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 930 g
    ISBN 13: 9780736074452
    ISBN 10: 0736074457

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.4
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: MJX, VFMG
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Libri: I-HL
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HEA007000, MED073000, MED032000
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16910
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    DC22: 613.7/10844
    LC classification: RA781 .S5643 2011
    DC22: 613.710844
    Ingram Theme: INDS/GERSTD
    Thema V1.0: MKN, VFMG
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    122 illustrations, 189 photos
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    01 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Joseph Signorile, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and sport sciences at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. He is a research health science specialist for the Miami VA Medical Center and has served as senior researcher at the Stein Gerontological Institute of the Miami Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. The Aging Curves; Chapter 2. Testing; Chapter 3. Training Principles; Chapter 4. Body Composition; Chapter 5. Flexibility; Chapter 6. Bone, Falls, and Fractures; Chapter 7. Muscular Strength, Power, and Endurance Training; Chapter 8. Cardiovascular Training; Chapter 9. Periodized Training; Chapter 10. The Translational Cycle.