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Title Exercise testing and exercise prescription for the elderly / presented by James S. Skinner
Published Monterey, CA : Healthy Learning, 2010
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Sports medicine and exercise science in video    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (49 min.)
Series Sports medicine and exercise science in video
Contents Aging -- Prescribing exercise for the elderly : health considerations -- Changes caused by aging -- Objective of exercise for the elderly -- Exercise intensity, duration, and frequency
Summary Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription for the Elderly describes the normal structural, physiological, medical, and psychological changes that occur with aging. The DVD explains the similar effects of aging, disease, and deconditioning. The DVD discusses the pros and cons of exercise testing with the elderly. In addition the DVD details the objectives of exercise programs and how to prescribe exercise that will be safe, effective, and enjoyable for older adults
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 18, 2013)
Previously released as DVD
This edition in English
Subject Exercise for older people.
Physical education and training.
Physical fitness for older people.
Genre/Form Lectures.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Skinner, James S., 1936- speaker