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Title Physical fitness and health promotion in active aging / edited by Keizo Shiraki, Sueko Sagawa, and Mohamed K. Yousef
Published Leiden : Backhuys Publishers, 2001


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Description xi, 225 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Progress in biometeorology, 0923-0688 ; v. 17
Progress in biometeorology ; v. 17
Contents Section I. Physical Fitness Evaluation: 1. Active aging in the new millennium: the role of regular physical activity / Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajkol; 2. Evaluating functional fitness of older men and women in the field setting / Roberta E. Rikli and C. Jessie Jones; 3. Development of a new instrument to evaluate field activity for the elderly / H. Nose, et al; 4. Twenty-four-hour assessment of physical activity and sleep in elderly workers / T. Hisazumi, et al; 5. Exercise and aging: a 20-year study / Lawrence A. Golding; 6. Functional capacities and work ability as predictors of good 3rd age / Juhani Ilmarinen -- Section II. Biological and Physiological Adjustments: 7. Historical perspectives on thermoregulation in the elderly / Mohamed K. Yousef; 8. Exercise stress: aging and thirst / John E. Greenleaf; 9. Decreased cutaneous vasodilation in hyperthermic older adults: mechanisms and consequences / W. Larry Kenney; 10. Effect of decreased leg compliance on cardiovascular response during lower body negative pressure in elderly / Sueko Sagawa, et al; 11. Heart rate variability could be a quantitative marker for evaluation of effects of short-term physical training in healthy, sedentary subjects / Yuki Kosugi, et al; 12. Age-related increases in arterial blood pressure as a primary contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality / Douglas R. Seals, et al; 13. Syncope in the elderly due to syndromes of autonomic insufficiency / Blair Grubb; 14. Tilt training program for the prevention of neurocardiogenic syncope in the elderly / Haruhiko Abe, Kiyotaka Kohshi and Yasuhide Nakashima; 15. Quality of life (qol) and working capacity of elderly patients with pacemakers / Chu-Pak Lau; 16. Influence of physical activity on immune senescnece / David C. Nieman; 17. Changes in brain cytokine mRNA due to heat stress in aged rats: possible role of bacterial translocation / Toshihiko Katafuchi, et al -- Section III. Clinical Problems and Rehabilitation: 18. Preventing and treating disability: a geriatrics approach to older adults and their families / Richard L. Reed; 19. Age-related medical issues in workers with physical disabilities / Fumihiro Tajima, et al; 20. Novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease: an epidemiological study in Tanushimaru, Japan; 21. Mechanisms of aspiration pneunomia in the elderly / Kiyohisa Sekizawa
Notes International symposium held October 25-27, 2000 in Kitakyushu, Japan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Aging -- Congresses.
Exercise for older people -- Health aspects -- Congresses.
Exercise -- Physiological aspects -- Congresses.
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- Congresses.
Older people -- Rehabilitation -- Congresses.
Physical fitness for older people -- Congresses.
Physical Fitness.
Health Promotion.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Sagawa, Sueko.
Shiraki, Keiz┼Ź, 1936-
Yousef, Mohamed K.
LC no. 2001440872
ISBN 9057820935 (