Just what the doctor ordered: a guide to robust assessment and exercise prescription in older adults

Schlicht, Jeffrey A., Inskip, Michael, and Fiatarone Singh, Maria (2021) Just what the doctor ordered: a guide to robust assessment and exercise prescription in older adults. ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal, 25 (6). pp. 18-27.

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Abstract

Screening for frailty, cognitive impairment, depression, malnutrition, inappropriate medications, and falls risk provides important information for your client’s portfolio. Proper exercise modalities and progression are key to creating a safe and effective exercise prescription.High-intensity strength train- ing is safe and should be pre- scribed to even the most frail older adults. Learn techniques to assess your older clients’ physical, mental, and emotional states and use that information to create a powerful Get Up, Stay Up, Move exercise prescription.

Item ID: 69843
Item Type: Article (Scholarly Work)
ISSN: 1091-5397
Keywords: frailty, robust exercise, older adults, exercise physiology
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2021 American College of Sports Medicine.
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2021 02:01
FoR Codes: 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4207 Sports science and exercise > 420702 Exercise physiology @ 75%
32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3202 Clinical sciences > 320210 Geriatrics and gerontology @ 25%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2001 Clinical health > 200105 Treatment of human diseases and conditions @ 33%
20 HEALTH > 2003 Provision of health and support services > 200301 Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services) @ 34%
28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280112 Expanding knowledge in the health sciences @ 33%
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