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Author Baechle, Thomas R., 1943-

Title Fitness professional's guide to strength training older adults / Thomas R. Baechle, Wayne L. Westcott
Edition Second edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 330 pages) : illustrations
Contents Why seniors should strength train -- Training principles and teaching strategies -- Exercise execution procedures and instruction -- Basic workout programs -- Intermediate and advanced workout programs -- Alternative exercises and programs -- Progress assessment -- Working with special populations -- Sport-specific training -- Nutrition for senior clients
Notes Revised edition of: Strength training for seniors / Wayne L. Westcott, Thomas R. Baechle. c1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Physical fitness for older people.
Physical education for older people.
Exercise for older people -- Physiological aspects.
Weight training.
Muscle strength.
Resistance Training -- methods.
Middle Aged.
Muscle Strength -- physiology.
Physical Fitness.
Form Electronic book
Author Westcott, Wayne L., 1949-
Westcott, Wayne L., 1949- Strength training for seniors
ISBN 9781492540540
9781450487887 (electronic bk.)
1450487882 (electronic bk.)
9781450451147 (electronic bk.)
1450451144 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Strength training older adults