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Title Exercise, nutrition, and the older woman : wellness for women over fifty / edited by Maria A. Fiatarone Singh
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (601 pages) : illustrations
Contents Exercise and aging ; Exercise prescription ; Exercise, nutrition, and medications / Maria A. Fiatarone Singh -- General nutrition / Christina D. Economos -- Energy / Susan B. Roberts -- Protein / Carmen Castaneda Sceppa -- Fat and cholesterol / Alice H. Lichtenstein -- Calcium and Vitamin D / Elizabeth Krall -- Antioxidants and immune response / Simin Nikbin Meydani, Timothy S. McElreavy, and Mohsen Meydani -- Arthritis / K. Lea Sewell -- Cancer / Karen Duvall -- Diabetes / Maria A. Fiatarone Singh -- Falls and balance / Justis Lehmann and Barbara DeLateur -- Cardiovascular disease and hypertension / Maria A. Fiatarone Singh and Jeanne Y. Wei -- Menopause and sexuality / Fran E. Kaiser -- Minority women's health / Cynthia T. Henderson and Maria A. Fiatarone Singh -- Obesity / Sharon Bortz and Maria A. Fiatarone Singh -- Osteoporosis / Jennifer E. Layne and Miriam E. Nelson -- Depression / Nalin A. Singh -- Sleep / Peter A. Cistulli and Nalin A. Singh -- Thirst and dehydration / Paddy A. Phillips and Barbara J. Rolls -- Preventative health strategies-- evaluating current information on exercise and nutrition / Christina D. Economos -- Nutritional assessment / Maria A. Fiatarone Singh and Helen Rasmussen -- Practical implementations of nutritional recommendations / Sharon Bortz and Maria A. Fiatarone Singh -- Practical implementation of exercise prescriptions / Maria A. Fiatarone Singh -- Promoting adoption and maintenance of physical activity and dietary behavior change / Bess H. Marcus [and others] -- Environmental design and safety / Patricia A. Moore and Maria A. Fiatarone Singh
Summary Exercise, Nutrition and the Older Woman: Wellness for Women Over Fifty is a comprehensive guide to the major wellness issues for women over fifty. The author is a physician who explores diet, exercise and lifestyle choices from a medicalperspective. The book assistsin the design and implementation of programs to optimize good health and quality of life. Dr. Fiatarone-Singh discussesthe unique nutritional issues of the older woman. Her book explains the fundamentals of proper nutrition, emphasizing special calcium, antioxidant, and vitamin D needs. She suggests practical implementations of nutr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Suggested readings: page 577
Notes Print version record
Subject Aged
Middle Aged
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Women's Health
Middle-aged women -- Health and hygiene
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Exercise.
Middle-aged women -- Health and hygiene.
Form Electronic book
Author Fiatarone Singh, Maria A. (Maria Antoinette)
ISBN 0849302587