ACSM's Exercise for Older Adults
* Chapter Introductions and Chapter Outlines at the beginning of each chapter provide an overview of important concepts.
* Key Point boxes illustrate terms, definitions, and ideas.
* Real-Life Stories , or vignettes, describe older adults who have successfully implemented physical activity programs.
* Questions for Reflection help students review what they have learned and encourage students to engage in critical thinking.
The American College of Sports Medicine, founded in 1954, is the world's largest sports medicine and exercise science organization with more than 45,000 national, regional, and international members and certified professionals in more than 90 countries. With professionals representing more than 70 occupations, ACSM offers a 360-degree view of sports medicine and exercise science. From academicians to students and from personal trainers to physicians, the association of public health, health/fitness, clinical exercise, and health care professionals is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives through science, education, medicine, and policy. For more information, visit www.acsm.org , www.acsm.org/facebook,and www.twitter.com/acsmnews.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 178 x 229 x 10.92mm | 476g
- 01 Feb 2013
- Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
- Philadelphia, United States
- North American ed
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Table of contents
2 Physiological and Psychological Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults
3 Active Living - Options and Benefits for Seniors
4 Motivating Older Adults to Initiate and Maintain Physically Active Lifestyles
5 Physical Activity Options for Healthy Older Adults
6 Active Options for Older Adults with Special Issues and Concerns
7 Assessing Progress and Performance in Older Adults
8 Healthy Lifestyles in Old Age - Integrating Physical Activity with Stress Reduction, Healthy Eating and other Wellness Strategies
9 Helping Older Adults Select the Physical Activity Program that's Right for Them
10 Frequently Asked Questions by Older Adults