Esterbrooks et al, published a qualitative research project in JAPA considering older people views of leadership in physical activity and exercise sessions. Click here to download.
Physical Activity in Later Life: Further Analysis of the Allied Dunbar National Fitness Survey and the Health Education Authority Survey of Activity and Health. Skelton DA, Young A, Walker A, Hoinville E. Health Education Authority, The Stationary Office, London. 1999. Click here to download.
Article – How can the Primary Care Team help Older People stay active and maintain independence? (2006)
How can the Primary Care Team help Older People stay active and maintain independence? Skelton DA. Update (GPs) Feb: 78-81, 2006. .This can be viewed as a PDF
Guidelines for Exercise Programming for the Frail Elderly have been published by the Better Ageing Collaborative based on the results of the European Commission Framework V Better Ageing Project. The project used the FaME programme as the basis of the exercise intervention and the original protocol for the FaME exercise intervention is cited. You can…
The American Senior Fitness Association is proud to have been one of the original coalition members that developed the American National Standards for Preparing Senior Fitness Instructors* and to be a recognized supporting organization of the following international guidelines.
Susie Dinan worked alongside other contibutors to produce these guidelines. Click here to view the guidelines.
Exercise and Falls Prevention – Review by Skelton in CME:Geriatric Medicine, 2007. Click here to view.
Exercise and Injury Prevention- Skelton and Beyer 2001, published in the Scandinavian Journal of Sports Medicine. Click here to view.
These guidelines have been drafted to assist the work of those in the position to promote physical activity and well being with all older people. They do not provide exercise recommendations relating to specific diseases and conditions associated with ageing or on exercise prescriptions for individuals. Sources of such recommendations are included in the appendices…