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Title Physical activity instruction of older adults / C. Jessie Jones, Debra J. Rose, editors.

Publication Info. Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2005]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  OVERSIZE 613.7044 P578P    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 405 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-394) and index.
Contents pt. I. Overview of aging and physical activity -- The field of gerokinesiology / C. Jessie Jones, Debra J. Rose -- Predictors of successful aging / C. Jessie Jones -- Psychological and sociocultural aspects of physical activity for older adults / Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko -- Physiological aspects of aging / A. Paige Morgenthal, Roy J. Shepard.
pt. II. Screening, assessment, and goal setting -- Preexercise and health screening / Michael E. Rogers -- Field-based physical and mobility assessments / C. Jessie Jones, Roberta E. Rikli -- Laboratory-based physiological assessment of older adults / Gareth R. Jones, Anthony A. Vandervoort, Thomas J. Overend -- Goal setting and behavioral management / Sara Wilcox, Abby C. King.
pt. III. Core program principles and training methods -- A new approach to designing exercise programs for older adults / Dawn E. Gillis, Anita L. Stewart -- Principles of the warm-up and cool-down / Kay Van Norman -- Flexibility training / Marybeth Brown, Debra J. Rose -- Resistance training / William J. Kraemer, Duncan N. French -- Aerobic endurance training / Susie Dinan, Dawn Skelton, Katie Malbut -- Balance and mobility training / Debra J. Rose.
pt. IV. Specialty programs and training methods -- Mind-body exercise training / Ralph La Forge -- Aquatic training / Ruth Sova -- Training master athletes / Steven A. Hawkins.
pt. V. Program design, leadership, and risk management -- Applying motor learning principles to program design / Richard A. Magill, Janene M. Grodesky -- Teaching and leadership skills / Ken Alan, C. Jessie Jones -- Designing and managing group conditioning classes / Janie T. Clark -- Exercise considerations for medical conditions / James H. Rimmer -- Legal standards, risk management, and professional ethics / Joan Virginia Allen.
Summary "Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults is the first book to detail the fundamental knowledge and skills associated with the training modules outlined in the International Curriculum Guildelines for Preparing Physical Activity Instructors of Older Adults. The curriculum guidelines, published in 2004, were developed by an international coalition of senior fitness specialists." "Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults presents the competency-based objectives that fitness instructors should know and be able to perform to lead safe and effective physical activity programs for older adults with diverse functional capabilities."
"Application activities at the end of each chapter prepare students to design well-rounded physical activity programs for older adults. Other student-friendly elements include chapter objectives, introductions, summaries, study questions, key terms, and key points. This book is ideal for undergraduate students, and it is an excellent reference for physical activity instructors of older adults, fitness specialists, personal trainers, and activity directors."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Physical education for older people.
Aging -- Physiological aspects.
Aging -- physiology.
Physical Education and Training.
Added Author Jones, C. Jessie.
Rose, Debra J.
ISBN 0736045139 hardcover : cover
9780736045131 hardcover : cover
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