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Author Best-Martini, Elizabeth, 1948-

Title Exercise for frail elders / Elizabeth Best-Martini, Kim A. Jones-DiGenova
Edition Second edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (pages)
Contents The participants : know their individual needs -- The exercise program : make it motivating, safe, and effective -- The leader : tips and strategies for success -- Warm-up first : posture, breathing, range-of-motion, and stretching exercises -- Resistance training -- Aerobic training and dynamic balance activities -- Cool-down : stretching and relaxation exercises -- Putting your exercise program together
Summary As the older adult population increases, so does the demand for fitness professionals who understand the capabilities and special needs of seniors with illnesses, disabilities, chronic disorders, and sedentary lifestyles. Exercise for Frail Elders, Second Edition, is the only exercise fitness guidebook that focuses on working with frail elders and adults with special conditions. It is an invaluable resource for improving functional fitness, maintaining aspects of independent living, and enhancing quality of life. With Exercise for Frail Elders, Second Edition, readers will gain a deeper unders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Exercise for older people.
Frail elderly -- Diseases -- Exercise therapy.
Exercise Therapy.
Frail Elderly.
Form Electronic book
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