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Title Optimizing physical activity and function across settings / volume editors Barbara Resnick and Marie Boltz
Published New York : Springer Publishing Company, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (331 pages) : charts
Series Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics ; v. 36, 2016
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics ; v. 36
Contents Part I. Policy and practice related to exercise and function. 1. Impact of policy on physical activity participation and where we need to go / Colin Milner and Jenifer Milner -- 2. Promoting physical activity in later life: how to respond to frequently asked questions and concerns about physical activity / Andiara Schwingel, Emerson Sebastiāo, and Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko -- 3. Consensus on evidence-based participation screening and risk stratification / Darren Warburton, Shannon Bredin, Veronica Jamnik, Roy Shephard, and Norman Gledhill -- 4. Benefits of physical activity on cognitive functioning in older adults / Danielle Wischenka, Carlos Marquez, and Katarina Friberg Felsted -- Part II. Aerobic exercises and stretching. 5. Aerobic exercise for older adults / Dale Avers -- 6. Exercise for osteoarthritis of the hip and knee -- 7. The flexibility debate: implications for health and function as we age / Liza Stathokostas and Anthony Vandervoort -- Part III. Resistance exercise. 8. Resistance training: recommendations for age-relevant benefits / James Konopack -- 9. Resistance exercise to prevent and manage sarcopenia and dynapenia / Timothy Law, Leatha Clark, and Brian Clark -- Part IV. Balance exercise. 10. Tai Chi to promote balance training / Carol Rogers -- Part V. Physical activity as a determinant of health / 11. The theoretical basis for engagement in physical activity among older adults / Claudio Nigg and Zoe Durand -- 12. Psychosocial factors associated with physical activity in older adults / Mary Greaney, Faith Lees, Bryan Blissmer, Deborah Riebe and Phillip Clark -- Part VI. Cross-setting approaches to increase function and physical activity. 13. Incorporating function and physical activity across all settings / Barbara Resnick and Marie Boltz
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Exercise for older people.
Form Electronic book
Author Boltz, Marie, editor
Resnick, Barbara, editor
ISBN 0826198163 (electronic bk.)
9780826198167 (electronic bk.)