Exercise for aging adults a guide for practitioners

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Sullivan, Gail M. (Editor), Pomidor, Alice K. (Editor)
Online Access:Link to e-book
Physical Description:1 online resource (155 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: Cham : Springer, 2015.
Table of Contents:
  • The Physiology of Aging and Exercise
  • Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults
  • Risks of Exercise for Older Adults
  • Types of Exercise: Flexibility, Strengthening, Endurance, Balance
  • Motivational Interviewing for Older Adults
  • Writing an Exercise Prescription for Older Adults
  • Cultural Considerations for Exercise in Older Adults
  • Exercises for Older Adults in Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities
  • Exercise for Hospitalized Older Adults
  • Frailty and Older Adults
  • Community-Based Exercise Programs for Older Adults
  • Implementing and Disseminating Exercise Programs for Older Adult Populations.