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Riassunto: Aging Fitfully: Preserving Functional Fitness Regardless of Age or Limitation presents an encouraging and accessible approach to exercise and fitness. The sound, practical, and pertinent information in Aging Fitfully can be used to progressively improve your fitness and quality of life, no matter your current physical condition. Sherrie's never-ending desire to help people feel better by moving correctly is apparent on every page of this highly informative and easy-to-read book. This book is organized into three sections, Part One: Talking About It, Part Two: Doing It, and Appendix: Here to Help (Tools and References). Part One: Talking About It provides a solid educational foundation, intended to help individuals, as well as those assisting others with their exercise program. It discusses the areas of aerobic fitness, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and balance. Current guidelines are addressed for healthy people as well as older individuals and people with disabilities. Included is a wealth of information for people who may deal with any number of health issues. Dozens of medical conditions, many often seen with aging, are discussed that may affect how safely and comfortably a person can exercise. Part Two: Doing It is where the action is. Page after page of both basic and specialized programs are assembled for warming up, muscle strengthening, balance, and stretching. Beginning or maintenance level, this manual is designed to be user-friendly and take the guesswork out of the endless exercise choices, providing something for everyone. Appendix: Here to Help (Tools and References) is a collection of scales, logs/records, and references that make it easier and more meaningful for you to actually put your program into place. Find all the tools you need to be successful at aging fitfully.
About the Author: Sherrie K. Evenson has been an exercise professional since 1982. Evenson has undergraduate and master s degrees in exercise science from Eastern Washington University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her professional activities include work in hospital, community, and corporate settings, directing a cruise-ship fitness program, conducting and publishing research, college instruction, and consulting. She is an experienced public speaker, author, and producer of videos on health/fitness topics with emphasis on clinical populations. Evenson has been employed by Adventist Medical Center in the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department since 1997, and she also directs her own business, Onward! Productions. Evenson is a long-time Olympic-distance competitive triathlete, and completed the 1994 Ironman Canada. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her teenage daughter.
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Descrizione libro Healthy Learning, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX1606790633
Descrizione libro Healthy Learning, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 1606790633
Descrizione libro Healthy Learning, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 179 pages. 10.80x8.40x0.40 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 1606790633