Article - Special Populations

By admin
23 Jun 2017
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For the past few years, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been one of the biggest fitness trends worldwide. Long a staple of training regimens of athletes and fitness enthusiasts, in the past 10 years HIIT has been shown to be both safe and effective for people with a wide range of health challenges, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, heart failure and obesity.

As a health and fitness professional, you undoubtedly encounter clients with a similar...

By admin
21 Apr 2017
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(ACE Sponsored Research)

Older adults are among the least physically active of any age group, putting them at increased peril for developing chronic diseases and other health risks (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2000). Couple this with reduced function, decreased muscular strength and endurance, and an increased risk for falls, and it quickly becomes apparent that remaining active and preserving as much health and physical fitness as possible should be of...

By IFPA
01 Sep 2016
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One common symptom of cancer is fatigue and loss of exercise tolerance. Unfortunately, the only way to reverse this is to exercise. To deal with this difficulty you must do frequent, brief and low intensity exercise within a range that is tolerable for you. Our initial goal is to reverse exercise intolerance, improve mood, and improve quality of life

Program Design

Carefully evaluate how the patient feels, particularly in regard to their cancer therapy and motivation to...

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