Exercise for the Geriatric Patient: Morbidity and Injury Prevention
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Compare the four major types of exercise recommended for older adults: Flexibility, strengthening, aerobic, and balance.
2. Develop physical activity plans for older adults with DJD/OA, using evidence-based recommendations and guidelines, aimed at promoting and maintaining health and physical independence.
3. Provide strategies to address common barriers to physical activity.
4. Counsel competitive older adults on preventive measures for sports-related risks and injuries.
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W Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP, Professor and Chief, Division of Primary Care, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri
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