Physical Activity Instruction Of Older Adults

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Edition 02
Author Rose
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Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults, Second Edition,is the most comprehensive text available for current and future fitness professionals who want to design and implement effective, safe, and fun physical activity programs for older adults with diverse functional capabilities.Along with an updated review of the research and literature, the second edition introduces a new chapter on the concept of whole-person wellness. It offers strategies for integrating the six dimensions of whole-person wellness (physical, emotional, intellectual, vocational, spiritual, and social) into health promotion and physical activity programs for older adults.This cohesive blend of theory, practical content, and detailed instruction is divided into four parts, each of which addresses one or more of the nine training modules that compriseInternational Curriculum Guidelines for Preparing Physical Activity Instructors of Older Adults, the expert-developed guidelines on which this text is based:• Part I presents an overview of the physiological aspects of aging and the field of gerokinesiology to help readers understand the psychosocial and cognitive benefits derived from regular physical activity.• Part II leads readers through the process of conducting preexercise health screenings and assessments, providing meaningful feedback to clients, evaluating program outcomes, and helping clients develop short- and long-term behavioral goals.• Part III emphasizes programming principles and training methods that will facilitate the development of well-rounded and effective exercise programs. It includes specific activities for engaging older adults mentally, emotionally, socially, and spiritually along with myriad dynamic and static flexibility exercises to address joint and muscle flexibility, muscle strength, balance, mobility, endurance, and power.• Part IV focuses on the teaching, motivation, communication, and leadership skills that are necessary for creating effective and safe programs for older adults, with or without specific medical conditions.The text also offers a variety of features devised to enhance reader understanding and learning retention. Chapters begin with a list of objectives to familiarize readers with the key concepts they will learn, and each chapter concludes with thought-provoking study questions and practical application activities to help readers use the information with real-world scenarios to prepare them to design well-rounded physical activity programs. Other student-friendly elements include chapter summaries and key terms. The content is supplemented with photos, figures, and tables, making the book interesting and visually appealing. Those graphical elements are included in an image bank for instructors to use in creating customized presentations for their course.Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults, Second Edition,offers students and fitness professionals a contemporary approach that em
aces a comprehensive wellness framework for designing health promotion and physical activity programs for older adults.

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Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults, Second Edition,is the most comprehensive text available for current and future fitness professionals who want to design and implement effective, safe, and fun physical activity programs for older adults with diverse functional capabilities.

Table of Contents
Part I. Overview of Aging and Physical Activity Chapter 1. The Field of GerokinesiologyDe
a J. Rose and Dawn A. SkeltonDemographics of Older AdultsBenefits of Physical ActivityDefining Old AgeGerokinesiology: An Expanding Field of StudyCurriculum DevelopmentLater Life Training Curricula: The Gold Standard for Instructor Training?Career OpportunitiesSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 2. Predictors of Successful AgingDe
a J. RoseBiological Theories of AgingPsychological Theories of AgingSociological Theories of AgingModels of Successful AgingPhysical Activity as a Determinant of Successful AgingSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 3. Psychological and Sociocultural Aspects of Physical Activity for Older AdultsKathleen S. WilsonAging StereotypesPsychosocial Benefits of Physical ActivityPromoting Physical ActivitySummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 4. Physiological Aspects of AgingPriscilla G. MacRaeCardiovascular FunctionRespiratory FunctionMuscle FunctionSkeletal FunctionNervous System FunctionSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesPart II. Screening, Assessment, and Goal Setting Chapter 5. Preexercise and Health ScreeningDe
a J. RosePreexercise ScreeningScreening StepsAdditional Screening ToolsImplications for Program Design and ManagementSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 6. Physical and Functional AssessmentsC. Jessie Jones and Roberta E. RikliFunctional Fitness FrameworkConsiderations for Test Selection and EvaluationRecommended Assessment ToolsGuidelines for Group Physical Performance TestingInterpreting Test ResultsSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 7. Goal Setting and Behavioral ManagementSara Wilcox and Abby C. KingFactors Influencing Older Adults’ Exercise ParticipationTheoretical Frameworks for Behavior ChangePhysically Active LifestylesImplications for Program Design and ManagementSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesPart III. Core Program Principles and Training Methods Chapter 8. Important Considerations When Designing Exercise Programs for Older AdultsDe
a J. RoseHeterogeneity of Older AdultsOptimizing Physical Function Through ExerciseExercise Principles for Program DesignSpecific Exercise Principles for Older AdultsSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 9. Whole-Person Wellness for Successful AgingJanis M. Montague, De
a J. Rose, and Judy AprileWellness: A Change in Perspective and PerceptionDefining Wellness: A Historical PerspectiveWhole-Person Wellness: A Comprehensive PerspectiveWhole-Person Wellness and Successful Aging: A Winning CombinationDefining the Dimensions of WellnessApplying the Dimensions of WellnessSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 10. Principles of the Warm-Up and Cool-DownMary Ann KlugeWarming UpGoal SettingAssessing Participant ReadinessIncreasing the ChallengeEngaging Participants Socially and EmotionallyNew Warm-Up StrategiesCooling DownSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 11. Flexibility TrainingDe
a J. RoseAge-Associated Changes in FlexibilityTypes of Stretching TechniquesIncorporating Flexibility Training Into the Exercise ProgramExamples of Flexibility ExercisesSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 12. Resistance TrainingJoseph SignorileBenefits of Resistance TrainingPrinciples of Resistance TrainingTraining VariablesResistance Training Conditions and ModalitiesResistance Training for Older AdultsSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 13. Aerobic Endurance TrainingSusie Dinan-Young and Dawn A. SkeltonBenefits of Aerobic Endurance Training for Older AdultsPrinciples and Considerations for Aerobic Endurance TrainingVariables for Aerobic Endurance TrainingTraining Precautions and ConsiderationsImplications for Program Design and ManagementSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 14. Balance and Mobility TrainingDe
a J. RoseAge-Associated Changes in Balance and MobilityBalance and Mobility ExercisesManipulating the Challenge in a Group SettingSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesPart IV. Program Design, Leadership, and Risk Management Chapter 15. Applying Movement Analysis and Motor Learning Principles to Program DesignDe
a J. RoseNervous and Musculoskeletal System Changes and Motor Skill LearningMovement Analysis of SkillsMotor Learning Principles for the Physical Activity InstructorSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 16. Teaching and Leadership SkillsHelen Hawley-Hague and Susie Dinan-YoungDeveloping Your Leadership StyleDeveloping Your Instructional Methods, Techniques, and StrategiesAdvancing Your Instructional Skills and StrategiesDeveloping Your Leadership SkillsSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 17. Exercise Considerations for Medical ConditionsMatthew J. PetersonCardiovascular ConditionsPulmonary DisordersDiabetesMusculoskeletal ConditionsNeurological and Cognitive ConditionsSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesChapter 18. Legal Standards, Risk Management, and Professional EthicsDe
a J. RoseThe Law and the Physical Activity InstructorRisk Management PlansEthical Guidelines for the Physical Activity InstructorSummaryKey TermsRecommended ReadingStudy QuestionsApplication ActivitiesAppendix A. International Curriculum Guidelines for Preparing Physical Activity Instructors of Older AdultsAppendix B. IDEA Code of Ethics for Personal TrainersAppendix C. IDEA Code of Ethics for Group Fitness Instructors