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Dr. Tiffany A. Esmat HPS 3240: Physical Activity and Health Promotion for the Older Adult
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Discussion? How do we define “older adult”? How much physical activity is recommended as the minimum for older adults weekly? What components should be included in an exercise prescription for an older adult?
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Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults American College of Sports Medicine. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise . 2009 Jul;41(7):1510-30.
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Outline Terminology Normal Human Aging Physical Activity and the Aging Process Benefits of Physical Activity and Exercise Conclusion Key Take Home Points
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Introduction Defined as: ≥65 years old, or 50 to 64 years old with clinically significant conditions or physical limitations affecting movement, fitness, or activity
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General Exercise Prescription (EXRX) Aerobic Muscle strengthening Flexibility Balance Purpose of Physical Activity Effects on Biological Aging
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