Exercise for Frail Elders – Kim A. Jones-DiGenova

Exercise for Frail Elders

This is the essential reference for professionals working with the elderly. As the older adult population increases, so does the demand for fitness professionals who understand the capabilities and special needs of seniors with illnesses, disabilities, chronic disorders and sedentary lifestyles. Exercise for Frail Elders, is the only exercise fitness guidebook to focus on working with frail elders and adults with special conditions and as such is an invaluable resource for improving functional fitness, maintaining aspects of independent living and enhancing quality of life. Readers will gain a deeper understanding of 14 medical conditions common to older adults including arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, orthopedic issues, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

Author: Kim A. Jones-DiGenova
ISBN: 9781450416092
Pages: 336 pages
Format: PDF
Size: 13.77 Mb

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