Exercise and the older adult

Bird, S 2006, 'Exercise and the older adult' in K. Woolf-May and S. Bird (ed.) Exercise prescription : physiological foundations: a guide for health, sport and exercise, Elsevier Health Sciences, London, UK, pp. 203-218.


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Title Exercise and the older adult
Author(s) Bird, S
Year 2006
Title of book Exercise prescription : physiological foundations: a guide for health, sport and exercise
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Place of publication London, UK
Editor(s) K. Woolf-May and S. Bird
Start page 203
End page 218
Subjects Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified
Summary Using research-based evidence, this text provides current rationale for the types, intensity, and duration of physical activity that may be prescribed to populations with commonly occurring chronic ailments. The relationship between the etiology of these conditions and the physiological effects of physical exercise for these groups of patients is explained. This text is ideal for students on courses encompassing health-related exercise and exercise prescription such as sports science, physical therapy and occupational therapy, as well as exercise professionals who may deal with rehabilitation of special populations. The book is also an ideal reference for fitness instructors, sports trainers, and medical professionals.
Copyright notice © 2006 Elsevier
ISBN 0443100179
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