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. Discuss need for pre-participation (cardiac) screening.
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Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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