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Title Exercise for older adults : ACE's guide for fitness professionals / Cedric X. Bryant, Daniel J. Green, editors
Edition Second edition
Published San Diego, CA : American Council on Exercise, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  613.710846 Cot/Efo 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Foreword / Sheryl Marks Brown -- Introduction / Richard T. Cotton -- Physiology of Aging and Exercise / Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko -- Understanding and Motivating Older Adults / Sheri Thompson and Susan J. Hoekenga -- Common Health Challenges Faced by Older Adults / James H. Rimmer -- Pre-Exercise Screening and Fitness Assessment / Gregory Welch -- Older Adult Exercise Techniques / Janie Clark -- 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Exercise for older people.
Physical fitness for older people.
Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Author Bryant, Cedric X., 1960-
Green, Daniel J. (Daniel John)
American Council on Exercise.
LC no. 2005920330
ISBN 1585189278 paperback