Title

Exercise Prescriptions and Counseling for Older Adults

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

2-18-2016

Abstract

Objectives:

  • To understand the significance of physical inactivity on morbidity and mortality
  • To understand the physiological and clinical benefits of regular exercise and physical activities for older adults
  • To understand the current recommendations and guidelines of exercise and physical activities for older adults
  • To understand the basics of exercise physiology and kinesiology for better understanding of exercise counseling and prescriptions for older adults
  • To learn the principles of exercise prescriptions and counseling for older adults with different modalities
  • To practice how to prescribe exercise prescriptions with some examples of patients with comorbidities
  • To practice how to demonstrate the recommended home exercise for older adults

Presentation: 50:09