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Strength Training for Seniors

Strength Training for Seniors - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0873229524

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ISBN13: 978-0873229524
ISBN10: 0873229525
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Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 1999
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Strength Training for Seniors - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0873229524

Wayne Westcott and Thomas Baechle

ISBN13: 978-0873229524
ISBN10: 0873229525
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Published: 1999
International: No

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Chapter 1. Why Your Clients Should Train

Body Composition
Metabolic Rate
Back Pain
Arthritis
Osteoporosis
Glucose Utilization
Gastrointestinal Transit
Blood Pressure
Blood Lipids
Postcoronary Performance
Self-Confidence and Depression
Summary of Strength Training Benefits

Chapter 2. Training Principles to Use With Seniors

Training Frequency
Training Sets
Exercise Resistance
Exercise Repetitions
Training Progression
Exercise Selection and Sequence
Summary of Strength Training Guidelines for Older Adults

Chapter 3. Teaching Strategies and Training Procedures

Teaching Strategies
Training Procedures
Warm-Up and Cooldown
Summary of Teaching Strategies and Training Procedures

Chapter 4. Free-Weight and Machine Exercises

Strength Exercises for Machine and Free-Weight Training
Lower Body Exercises
Midsection Exercises
Upper Body Exercises
Additional Machine Exercises

Chapter 5. Basic Workout Programs

Recommended Weightload Assignments
Beginner Workouts
What Next?

Chapter 6. Intermediate and Advanced Workout Programs

Intermediate Workouts
Advanced Workouts

Chapter 7. Alternative Exercises and Programs

Planning Your Prescription
Guidelines for Reps, Sets, and Rest Periods
Bodyweight Exercises
Elastic Resistance Exercises
Summary

Chapter 8. Progress Assessment

Muscle Strength
Joint Flexibility
Body Composition
Personal Perceptions
Summary of Rating Processes

Chapter 9. Working With Special Populations

Obesity
Diabetes
Cardiovascular Disease
Osteoporosis
Low Back Pain
Arthritis
Depression
Visual and Auditory Impairments
General Frailty
Summary

Chapter 10. Nutrition for Senior Weight Trainers

The Basic Nutrients
Three Steps to Better Nutrition
Energy for Exercise and Protein for Muscle Building
Eating, Exercise, and Encouragement
Summary

Training Logs
References
Index

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