Exercises for Better Balance

The Stand Strong Workout for Fall Prevention and Longevity

Exercises for Better Balance

IMPROVE YOUR BALANCE WITH THE STAND STRONG PROGRAM Good balance is essential. Recent scientific studies point to good balance as an indicator for longevity. As we age, our balance and coordination begin to diminish, leading to a higher risk of falls. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury among Americans over age 65. The Stand Strong workout presented in this handbook will guide you to improved balance through simple, easy to follow exercises. Now you can reclaim your independence and restore your confidence by improving your coordination and regaining your sense of balance by using Exercises for Better Balance as your guide to freedom and mobility, while helping you to lessen the risks of falls, improve your posture, and restore motor control, all while increasing your strength and energy. Exercises for Better Balance builds balance through resistance exercises, flexibility, and cardiovascular activities that fit any schedule. Exercises for Better Balance includes: - A detailed overview of how exercise can help improve balance - Clear, informative pictures of safe, effective exercises - Detailed instructions on how to perform each movement - A complete fitness approach to recovering balance - A training log to track your progress Featuring expert-approved fitness techniques, with options ranging from resistance training to mobility movements, Exercises for Better Balance is the all-in-one resource for anyone looking to stand strong and walk proud! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition

Built around physical fitness components, this text shows how to assess each fitness component and then how to design exercise programs based on that assessment. It bridges the gap between research and practice for exercise science students and fitness professionals.

Exercises for Parkinson's Disease

The Complete Fitness Guide to Improve Mobility, Strength and Balance

Exercises for Parkinson's Disease

Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease is the complete guide to achieving better health, providing everything from tips on how to structure your day to take full advantage of higher energy periods, to tailor-made workout programs designed to boost mobility and balance. Studies have shown that exercise improves fitness and energy levels in Parkinson’s patients, while also relieving pain and helping them retain control in their daily life. Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease works as an integrated part of any Parkinson’s treatment plan, optimizing mobility, increasing strength and minimizing pain, while providing lifestyle tips to keep you motivated and moving forward. Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease also includes: - A detailed overview of how exercise can improve Parkinson’s disease symptoms - Clear, informative pictures of safe, effective exercises - Information on Parkinson’s life-hacks for relaxation and motivation - Detailed instructions on how to perform each movement - A complete fitness approach to restoring functionality Featuring expert-approved fitness techniques, with options ranging from resistance training to mobility movements to light strength exercises, Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease is the all-in-one resource for anyone looking to take back control and live their best life!

Better Balance for Life

Banish the Fear of Falling with Simple Activities Added to Your Everyday Routine

Better Balance for Life

Improve your balance in just ten weeks without breaking a sweat As you age, stumbling blocks are everywhere: the bottom step, the roadside curb, and even the living room carpet. But you don’t have to live in fear of falling. With Better Balance for Life, you will learn all-new, simple activities to help you build strength and increase flexibility to improve your balance! In this ten-week program, personal trainer Carol Clements shows you effortless moves to slide into your everyday routine. Already brushing your teeth? Try standing on one foot while touching the counter to build stability. Watching TV? Learn how to extend your toes and flex your ankle to develop more nimble feet—and greater mobility. With four new activities each week, building better balance is fun and easy. By the end, you, too, will be marching with your eyes closed!

Power Brain Kids

12 Easy Lessons to Ignite Your Child's Potential

Power Brain Kids

According to author Ilchi Lee, every child possesses a marvelously capable brain. Using its full capacity is simply a matter of accessing and supporting the rich poten-tial that lies beneath the surface. In this book, you will find a child-appropriate and parent-friendly guide to Lee's innovative Brain Education (BE) method. The book empowers straight-A and struggling students alike to apply their brains toward the creation of a genuinely happy and successful life.

Fitness and Exercise Fun for Baby Boomers and Seniors

Fitness and Exercise Fun for Baby Boomers and Seniors

A series of fun exercises for all folks entering the advancing years category. These exercises can be practiced anytime and most anywhere with the emphasis on the outdoors, using absolutely no or very little equipment. The author has compiled and written this book with this specifically in mind and to encourage people to experience the maximum amount of fun and enjoyment in life as they go along.

Physical Rehabilitation - E-Book

Evidence-Based Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention

Physical Rehabilitation - E-Book

The only physical rehabilitation text modeled after the concepts of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, this detailed resource provides the most complete coverage of rehabilitation across the preferred practice patterns of physical therapy all in one place! Each chapter is consistently organized to make it easy to find the information you need, with clear guidelines, examples, and summaries based on the latest clinical evidence to help you improve quality of care and ensure positive patient outcomes. In-depth, evidence-based coverage of more key content areas than any other rehabilitation resource of its kind, including orthopedics, neurology, and wound management, ensures a comprehensive understanding of rehabilitation supported by the latest clinical research. More than 65 case studies present a problem-based approach to rehabilitation and detail practical, real-world applications. Over 600 full-color illustrations clarify concepts and techniques. A FREE companion CD prepares you for practice with printable examination forms and reference lists from the text linked to Medline abstracts and reinforces understanding through interactive boards-style review questions, and vocabulary-building exercises.

Geriatrics

Geriatrics

Designed for the busy practitioner, Geriatrics presents 97 alphabetically arranged topics covering all major concerns in geriatric rehabilitation ranging from age-related changes to end-of-life care. The first section reviews topics related to normal aging and assessment methods to measure systemic changes. The second section addresses common aging-associated diseases and disorders affecting relevant organ systems, including neurologic, musculoskeletal, rheumatologic, and cardiovascular problems and other key concerns such as functional decline, incontinence, and visual impairments. The last section highlights special considerations such as aging with a developmental disability, exercise, pain management, polypharmacy, and rehabilitation in various healthcare settings. Taken together, the book catalogs the broad range of functional issues endemic in the elderly population and offers a quick reference guide for rehabilitation professionals providing high-quality clinical care to older patients. Every entry is standardized for quick look-up in the office or clinic, and features description, etiology, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints, and suggested readings. All Rehabilitation Medicine Quick ReferenceTitles Offer: Consistent Approach and Organization: at-a-glance outline format allows readers to find the facts quickly Concise Coverage: of must-know information broken down into easy-to-locate topics Fast Answers to Clinical Questions: diagnostic and management criteria for problems commonly encountered in daily practice Hands-on Practical Guidance: for all types of interventions and therapies Multi-Specialty Perspective: ensures that issues of relevance to all rehabilitation team members are addressed

ABLE Bodies Balance Training

ABLE Bodies Balance Training

"ABLE Bodies Balance Training" offers an activity-based program to improve balance and mobility for both fit and frail older adults. This practical instructor's guide provides more than 130 balance and mobility exercises that enhance older adults' abilities to maintain balance in completing their everyday tasks.

Reiki

Exercises for Healing and Balance

Reiki

Reiki is a simple, practical, hands-on healing technique that can be learnt and practised by anyone with a sincere desire for improved health and well-being. The safest and simpleset of natural healing methods, it can bring profound emotional, physical and spiritual relief. 'Live Better: Reiki' guides you through its basic priniciples and tells you what to expect during a reiki session, how to give treatments, and how to further develop your understanding of reiki. Access the universal life energy of reiki and use its power to enjoy a happier, healthier life.