Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults

ISBN-10: 073607581X
ISBN-13: 9780736075817
Edition: 2nd 2010
List price: $42.00
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Description: This research-based guide shows you, the trainer, how to help older adults benefit from strength training.

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Book details

List price: $42.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 5/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

This research-based guide shows you, the trainer, how to help older adults benefit from strength training.

Exercise Finder
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Why Seniors Should Strength Train
Body Composition
Metabolic Rate
Diabetes
Gastrointestinal Transit
Cardiovascular Disease
Osteoporosis
Low-Back Pain
Arthritis
Fibromyalgia
Depression and Self-Confidence
Visual and Auditory Impairments
Strokes
Training Principles and Teaching Strategies
Training Frequency
Number of Sets
Training Resistance or Loads
Number of Repetitions
Exercise Selection
Training Progression
Teaching Strategies
Exercise Execution Procedures and Instruction
Full Range of Movement
Controlled Movement Speed
Breathing
Warm-Up and Cool-Down
Machine and Free-Weight Exercise Instruction
Basic Workout Programs
Recommended Load Assignments
Weeks 1 and 2
Weeks 3 and 4
Weeks 5 and 6
Weeks 7 and 8
Weeks 9 and 10
Intermediate and Advanced Workout Programs
Intermediate Training Considerations
Muscle Size
Muscle Strength
Muscle Endurance
Advanced Training Considerations
Alternative Exercises and Programs
Planning Your Program
Guidelines for Reps, Sets, and Rest Periods
Bodyweight Exercises
Elastic Resistance Exercises
Progress Assessment
Muscle Strength
Assessing Hip and Trunk Flexibility
Body Composition
Personal Perceptions
Working With Special Populations
Obesity
Diabetes
Cardiovascular Disease
Osteoporosis
Low-Back Pain
Arthritis
Fibromyalgia
Depression and Self-Confidence
Visual and Auditory Impairments
Strokes
General Frailty
Sport-Specific Training
Runners
Cyclists
Swimmers
Skiers
Tennis Players
Golfers
Rock Climbers and Hikers
Triathletes
Rowers
Softball Players
Nutrition for Senior Clients
The Basic Nutrients
Three Steps to Better Nutrition
Energy for Exercise and Protein for Muscle Building
Eating, Exercise, and Encouragement
Appendix
References
Index
About the Authors

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