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Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults, is an essential guide to creating exercise and wellness programmes for older adults. The text helps readers make the critical shift from expectations of decline to a focus on maximising functional ability.
Table of Contents
|Aging and Wellness|
|Aging World Populations|
|Profile of Older Americans|
|Attitudes Toward Aging|
|Challenging Barriers and Changing Needs|
|Adult Wellness: The Big Picture|
|Exercise Science and Changes in Functional Ability|
|Exercise Physiology and Aging Systems|
|Physical Conditions Requiring Special Consideration|
|Psychosocial Aspects of Programming|
|Understanding Psychosocial Concepts|
|Identifying Psychosocial Barriers|
|Applying Psychosocial Concepts|
|A New Model|
|Providing a Well-Rounded Exercise Program|
|Components of a Fitness Class|
|Low-Impact Aerobic Exercise|
|Resistance Training Exercise|
|Special Considerations for Water-Exercise Classes|
|Arthritis Water Exercise|
|Developing and Promoting Your Program|
|Working in Community-Based Environments|
|Promoting Your Exercise Program|
|Working in Senior-Living Environments|
|Meeting Senior-Living Challenges and Opportunities|
|Crafting a Culture of Wellness|
|About the Author|
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