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Title Exercise for older adults : ACE's guide for fitness professionals / Richard T. Cotton, editor ; Christine J. Ekeroth, associate editor, Holly Yancy, associate editor
Published San Diego, Calif. : American Council on Exercise ; Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [1998]


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Description xiii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents ch. 1. Physiology of aging and exercise / Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko -- ch. 2. Understanding and motivating older adults / Sheri Thompson and Susan J. Hoekenga -- ch. 3. Common health challenges faced by older adults / James H. Rimmer -- ch. 4. Pre-exercise screening and fitness assessment / Gregory Welch -- ch. 5. Older adult exercise techniques / Janie Clark -- ch. 6. Exercise programming and leadership / Kay Van Norman
Summary Exercise for Older Adults: ACE's Guide for Fitness Professionals offers the essential information fitness professionals need to provide older adults with safe and effective fitness programming, from the physiology of aging to the techniques and tools for motivating and communicating with older adults. Personal trainers, activity directors, health educators and fitness facility managers are among those who will benefit from this valuable resource
Notes On cover: The resource for fitness professionals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Exercise for older people.
Physical fitness for older people.
Aged -- Health and hygiene
Aged -- health & hygiene
Physical Fitness.
Physical Fitness.
Author Cotton, Richard T. (Richard Thomas), 1951-
Ekeroth, Christine J.
Yancy, Holly.
American Council on Exercise.
LC no. 97078168
ISBN 088011942X