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Title:
Functional fitness for older adults
Author:
Brill, Patricia A., 1958-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xiv, 129 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Functional independence and quality of life -- Quality of life -- Benefits of functional fitness -- Muscles used in activities of daily living -- Activity programming for older adults -- Assessing needs -- Selecting appropriate programs -- Ensuring exercise safety and effectiveness -- Recruiting recruiting participants in group settings -- Motivating older adults to continue participating -- Making your job easier -- Exercise guidelines for special populations -- Arthritis -- Heart disease or hypertension -- Diabetes -- Parkinson's disease -- Stroke -- Peripheral vascular disease -- Hip fractures -- Low back pain -- Depression -- Osteoporosis -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- General functional fitness programs -- Lift to function -- Squeeze to function -- Strengthen to function -- Balance to function -- Walk 'n' wheel to function -- Functional fitness programs for special populations -- Step up to function -- Hold it to function -- Move to function -- Remember to function --

Exercise instructions -- Warm-up and cool-down exercises -- Upper-body exercises -- Abdominal exercises -- Lower-body sitting exercises -- Lower-body standing exercises and seated modifications -- Lower-body standing exercises -- Individual balance exercises -- Group balance exercises standing in a line -- Group balance exercises sitting in a circle -- Sitting foot exercises -- Program guides -- Lift to function exercise program -- Squeeze to function exercise program -- Strengthen to function exercise program -- Balance to function exercise program -- Walk 'n' wheel to function exercise program -- Step up to function exercise program -- Hold it to function exercise program -- Move to function exercise program -- Remember to function exercise program -- Door hanger.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0411/2003026202.html
ISBN:
9780736046565
Format :
Book

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