Senior Fitness Test Manual Book

Senior Fitness Test Manual


  • Author : Roberta E. Rikli
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450411189
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 13,7 Mb

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Senior Fitness Test Manual Summary:

"Senior Fitness Test Manual, Second Edition," and the accompanying DVD offer a user-friendly means of evaluating physical capacity in the growing population of older adults through easy-to-follow test protocols.

Senior Fitness Test Kit Book

Senior Fitness Test Kit


  • Author : Roberta E. Rikli
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Exercise for older people
  • Pages : 161
  • ISBN 10 : 0736033580
  • Total Read : 83
  • File Size : 12,8 Mb

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Senior Fitness Test Kit Summary:

The Senior Fitness Test Softwareis a companion resource to the Senior Fitness Test Manual. It aids the user in tracking the test scores of older adults, comparing the scores to national norms, and printing useful reports on participants' functional fitness levels. The software offers calculators and several options for reports that can be used in conjunction with the Senior Fitness Test. Anyone who administers the test will find the Senior Fitness Test Softwareto be a great resource for accurate and efficient record keeping. System Requirements * IBM PC compatible with Pentium® processor * Windows® 95/98/NT4/2000 * At least 16 MB RAM with 32 MB recommended * 2x CD-ROM drive * 32 MB hard drive space * Printer (optional) * 256 colors * VGA color monitor * Sound card and Speakers (optional) * Mouse

Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults  2E Book

Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults 2E


  • Author : Rose, Debra J.
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2018-08-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450431064
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 14,5 Mb

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Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults 2E Summary:

Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults, Second Edition, is the most comprehensive text available for current and future fitness professionals who want to design and implement effective, safe, and fun physical activity programs for older adults with diverse functional capabilities.

ACSM s Complete Guide to Fitness   Health Book

ACSM s Complete Guide to Fitness Health


  • Author : American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492586289
  • Total Read : 69
  • File Size : 7,7 Mb

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ACSM s Complete Guide to Fitness Health Summary:

Here is the ultimate resource for maximizing your exercise and nutrition efforts. In this new edition of ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health, you have an authoritative reference that allows you to apply research-based guidance to your unique health and fitness needs. With a focus across the life span, this resource shows you how to pursue optimal health and fitness now and throughout the years to come. The American College of Sports Medicine, the largest and most respected sport science and medicine organization in the world, has created this book to bridge the gap between science and the practice of making personal lifestyle choices that promote health. This new edition contains age-specific advice within the framework of the latest research, thus helping you to avoid the lure of fads, unfounded myths, and misinformation. You will learn these strategies: • Incorporate the latest guidelines for physical activity and nutrition into your daily routine to improve your fitness and overall health. • Optimize your weight and increase strength, flexibility, aerobic fitness, and functional fitness. • Improve health and manage conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, depression, osteoporosis, arthritis, pregnancy, and Alzheimer’s disease through exercise and nutrition. • Monitor, evaluate, and tailor your exercise program for optimal results. Featuring step-by-step instructions and full-color photos for the most effective exercises, sample workouts, practical advice, age-specific physical activity and dietary guidelines, and strategies for incorporating exercise and healthy nutrition choices into even the busiest of lifestyles, ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health is a resource that belongs in every fitness enthusiast’s library.

ACSM s Exercise for Older Adults Book

ACSM s Exercise for Older Adults


  • Author : Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2013-01-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609136475
  • Total Read : 66
  • File Size : 6,6 Mb

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ACSM s Exercise for Older Adults Summary:

"ACSM's Exercise for Older Adults is a new book designed to help health and fitness professionals guide their older clients to appropriate exercise programs"--Provided by publisher.

Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging Book

Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging


  • Author : Albert W. Taylor
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 0736058389
  • Total Read : 66
  • File Size : 7,5 Mb

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Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging Summary:

Taylor and Johnson blend the science of exercise physiology with the ageing process and identify the positive effects that regular exercise and physical activity have, not only on longevity, but also on delaying specific diseases.

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription Book

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription


  • Author : Vivian H. Heyward
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2018-09-27
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492584445
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 7,9 Mb

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Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription Summary:

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Seventh Edition With Online Video, provides a comprehensive approach to physical fitness appraisal and exercise prescription. The text bridges the gap between research and practice and synthesizes concepts and theories from exercise physiology, kinesiology, measurement, psychology, and nutrition to provide a clearly defined approach to physical fitness testing and the design of individualized exercise programs. The accompanying online videos enhance the learning experience and teach the techniques necessary for conducting fitness testing and program design. More than 40 clips featuring common exercise assessments will help users learn essentials of fitness testing, such as calibration of blood pressure cuffs, functional movement assessment, and push-up and pull-up testing. Unlike introductory texts, which typically focus on field testing for evaluating physical fitness, this text includes both field and laboratory assessment techniques. Readers will find the latest information on maximal and submaximal graded exercise testing in healthy populations, muscular fitness testing protocols and norms for children and adults, and field tests and norms for evaluating cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, body composition, flexibility, and balance. The seventh edition of Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription reflects current guidelines and recommendations, including new physical activity recommendations from the U.S. government, American Heart Association, and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), as well as the latest ACSM guidelines for medical exam and exercise testing requirements before beginning exercise programs. Additional updates to the seventh edition include the following: • New research substantiating the link between physical activity and disease risk • Expanded information on prediabetes, metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis, and overweight and obesity, including updated statisti

Measurement for Evaluation in Kinesiology Book

Measurement for Evaluation in Kinesiology


  • Author : Ted A. Baumgartner
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-02-13
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 426
  • ISBN 10 : 9781284040753
  • Total Read : 59
  • File Size : 6,7 Mb

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Measurement for Evaluation in Kinesiology Summary:

Previous edition: Measurement for evaluation in physical education and exercise science / Ted A. Baumgartner. 8th ed. 2007.