Exercise For Your Life Stage Chapter 11
- Exercise for Your Life Stage (VIDEO)
- Exercise for Everyone
- Exercise & Kids (VIDEO)
- Kids on the Move
- Keep Teens Active
- Top of Their Game
- Staying Strong
- Exercise & Pregnancy (VIDEO)
- Exercising for Two
- Families That Play Together
- Exercise & Seniors (VIDEO)
- Fit After 50
- Step It Up, Seniors!
- Overcoming Obstacles
- Get Going!
Exercise & Seniors
Exercise has important benefits for seniors, including improved balance, strength and muscle mass. Balance is important in preventing falls, and overall conditioning helps seniors avoid weight gain, diabetes, and other related ailments. Seniors do not have to run marathons to achieve these results. Thirty minutes of activity a day, which can be divided up into multiple 10 or 15 minute sessions, will help most seniors maintain or improve their health.
EXERCISE FOR YOUR LIFE STAGE VIDEOS
An Exercise Plan for YouShape a plan that's right for your health and fitness level. Your plan should include activities you enjoy so you will be motivated to keep at it!
Exercise & KidsKids who exercise do better in school and have lower risk of obesity-related health complications. Give them opportunities to run and play.
Exercise & PregnancyNearly every pregnancy can include exercise, with a few adjustments. Exercise helps the mother and her fetus stay strong and healthy.
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Exercise & SeniorsRegular exercise helps seniors improve balance and strength, and lowers their risk of many age-related illnesses.
theVisualMD Wishes to Thank our Scientific Collaborators:
- Thomas Adair, Ph.D.
Professor of physiology and biophysics The University of Mississippi Medical Center
- Keith Thomas Ayoob, EdD, RD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Rebecca Cipriano, MD -OB/GYN
Centra State Medical Center
- Audrey Chun, MD - Geriatrician
Medical Director, Martha Stewart Center for Living Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
- Charles Hillman, Ph.D
Department of Kinesiology & Community Health The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- Elliott B. Hershman, MD
Manhattan Orthopaedics/Lenox Hill Hospital
- William J. Kraemer, PhD, FACSM, CSCS, FNSCA
Exercise Physiologist/Neurobiologist University of Connecticut, Neag School of Education
- Elaine Rosen, PT, DHSc
Queens Physical Therapy Associates/Hunter College
- Lonnie Walton, NASM
Personal Trainer, Owner Fitness Together
The material on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any medical condition. Consult a licensed medical professional for the diagnosis and treatment of all medical conditions and before starting a new diet or exercise program. If you have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.