International Curriculum Guidelines for Preparing Physical Activity Instructors of Older Adults-2004

By the International Coalition for Aging and Physical Activity in collaboration with the Aging and Life Course, World Health Organization EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Nancy A. Ecclestone, Canada C. Jessie Jones, United States The recognized value of physical activity in preserving functional capacity and reducing physical frailty in later years, combined with the support of the medical…

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Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults

C. Jones, Debra Rose. The first book to detail the fundamental knowledge and skills associated with the curriculum standards for training physical activity instructors of older adults. The proposed standards were developed by a national coalition of senior fitness specialists and published in 1998 in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. Physical Activity Instruction…

Exercise for Frail Elders

Exercise for Frail Elders – Betsy Best-Martini, Kim Botenhagen-DiGenova Designing an exercise programme as part of either a general recreation, restorative or rehabilitation programme. It is a practical reference for instructors working with seniors, the frail elderly and other special adult populations. Each exercise has photos and safety tips as well as variation and progression…