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Postural Re-Education for Older Adults

by Shari Kalkstein

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Description

Gain insight and understanding into some of the physical changes that occur in the spines of older adults. Learn several degenerative conditions and how to give postural exercises that are safe and appropriate. Actual exercises performed by older adults (ages 70+) will be viewed and discussed.

This is a live recorded session from the 2009 IDEA Fitness Fusion Conference™
By Shari Kalkstein

Video Chapters

1. Introduction
2. Common Degenerative Changes
3. Posture Changes, Modifications, and Deficit
4. Cervical Extensor Exercises
5. Thoracic Exercise
6. Scapular Stabilizers
7. Pros and Cons of Gym Machines
8. Exercise Demonstartion

About the Presenter

Shari Kalkstein

Shari Kalkstein IDEA Author/Presenter

Shari Kalkstein is the owner and president of Fortify Your Frame, Inc. Shari created a small class setting geared toward older adults with the emphasis on core and spinal stability. Shari is a certified personal trainer, an IDEA elite personal trainer and a licensed physical therapy assistant with over 20 years experience. Certifications: ACSM, ACE, NSCA. As a national speaker for Cross Country Education, Shari travels throughout the country instructing a seminar titled "Strength Training and Exercise for the Aging Spine" offering CEU's for PT/PTA; OT/OTA, ACE, ACSM, NSCA and other allied health professionals.