ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®: September - October 2020 CEC Course #6: Keep on: Staying Active to Promote Well-being to Enjoy the Golden Years
By Barbara A. Bushman, Ph.D., FACSM and Stacy Goddard, DHEd, MCHES
Although age-related physiological changes will occur, regular physical activity is one lifestyle factor that enhances preservation of functional capacity and reduces risk for several chronic diseases. Physical activity recommendations for older adults include regular participation in aerobic, resistance, and flexibility exercises as well as neuromotor exercises for those at risk of falling. Physical activity promotes enhanced quality of life and wellness in all its dimensions, including physical, cognitive, vocational, social, spiritual, emotional, and environmental. Health and fitness professionals are ideally positioned to provide creative programs that reflect the dimensions of wellness, encouraging older adults to continue to strive for goals and engage fully in life.
This course expires on OCTOBER 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. according to your time zone.
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