Exercise for aging adults : a guide for practitioners / edited by Gail M. Sullivan, Alice K. Pomidor.

This book translates the new findings in exercise research for the elderly for busy practitioners, trainees, students and administrators.℗ℓ This book provides practical strategies that can be implemented immediately in the common settings in which practitioners care for adults.℗ℓ The format includes...

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Other Authors: Sullivan, Gail M. (Editor), Pomidor, Alice K. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer, 2015.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Physiology of Aging and Exercise
  • Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults
  • Risks of Exercise for Older Adults
  • Types of Exercise: Flexibility, Strengthening, Endurance, Balance
  • Motivational Interviewing for Older Adults
  • Writing an Exercise Prescription for Older Adults
  • Cultural Considerations for Exercise in Older Adults
  • Exercises for Older Adults in Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities
  • Exercise for Hospitalized Older Adults
  • Frailty and Older Adults
  • Community-Based Exercise Programs for Older Adults
  • Implementing and Disseminating Exercise Programs for Older Adult Populations.