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Fitness Professionals Guide to Strength Training Older Adults - 2nd Edition
Bring the benefits of strength training to seniors—regardless of their fitness levels. This resource contains the information and tools you need to educate, motivate, and assist older adults in committing to individualized strength training programs.
The authors’ summaries of current research will update your knowledge of the specific health benefits of strength training for senior populations, including those with chronic conditions. Guidelines for senior strength training provide a basis for your program design, and recommendations for program modifications will assist you in constructing strength training programs that meet each client’s needs, abilities and limitations.
This new edition has been redone to assist health and fitness instructors at health clubs, YMCAs, community centers, nursing homes, retirement communities and other organizations in helping older adults obtain the benefits of strength training.
Research has shown that strength training can reverse many of the degenerative processes associated with aging and reduce the risk and severity of several health problems common among older adults. Use the information and tools in this book to help your senior clients understand the benefits of strength training, overcome their intimidation, and commit to a training program that will enable them to enjoy a more vibrant and active lifestyle.
Take a look inside:
Chapter 1: Why Seniors Should Strength Train
Chapter 2: Training Principles and Teaching Strategies
Chapter 3: Exercise Execution Procedures and Instruction
Chapter 4: Basic Workout Programs
Chapter 5: Intermediate and Advanced Workout Programs
Chapter 6: Alternative Exercises and Programs
Chapter 7: Progress Assessment
Chapter 8:Working With Special Populations
Chapter 9: Sport-Specific Strength Training
Chapter 10: Nutrition for Senior Clients
- Shares the benefits of strength training for seniors.
- Guidelines strength training for seniors how what to base your program design on.
- Paperback book with 344 pages.
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