Get the latest research on improving functional abilities in older adults, pre-exercise stretching, and the science of breathing in this continuing education course. Discover how to improve functional abilities in your older clients by first learning how to assess their current level of functional abilities and then developing the most effective training programs for them. Get the latest research that offers insight into flexibility, function and the pros and cons of stretching before exercise. Understand the physiological mechanism and the mind-body connection of breathing and how this connection has been applied to breathing practices, particularly in yoga.
Articles and the test from the February 2007 CEC Research Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal.