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Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults

Baechle, Thomas R. EdD
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Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0-7360-7581-X (073607581X)
ISBN-13: 978-0-7360-7581-7 (9780736075817)
Binding: Softcover
Copyright: 2010
Publish Date: 05/10
Weight: 1.53 Lbs.
Pages: 344
Carton Quantity: 24
Subject Class: S-M (Sports Medicine)
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LC Class: RA781
Abstract: Bring the benefits of strength training to seniors--regardless of their fitness levels--with Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults, Second Edition. This resource contains the information and tools you need to educate, motivate, and assist older adults in committing to and benefiting from individualized strength training programs. Baechle and Westcott, leading authorities in fitness and strength training, offer information and guidance based on their combined 50-plus years of experience as strength training athletes, coaches, instructors, and researchers. 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. Previously published as Strength Training for Seniors, this new edition has been retooled 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 far-reaching benefits of strength training. ... Use the information and tools in Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults 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.
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