ACSM’s Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities presents a framework for optimising patients’ functionality by keeping them physically active.
A wide-ranging study has found that simply walking every day is likely to stave off memory loss and other mental decline linked to ageing.
Following a Mediterranean-style diet slows the rate at which the brain shrinks by five years, according to a report by researchers at Columbia University, published in the journal Neurology.
This course leads you through the Senior Fitness Test battery. It’s a set of assessments for evaluating the physical attributes older adults need to perform daily activities.
The new third edition of Strength Training Past 50 features 83 exercises for free weights, machines, kettlebells, stability balls and elastic bands plus 30 programmes for endurance, speed and strength.
Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.