Susan Gilmore

ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312-2002

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What Type Of Exercise Do You Use To Help Older Adults Prevent Falls?

23 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Susan Gilmore on Apr 27, 2011

A program that includes exercises for balance should contain movements that increase flexibility in the neck and torso; strengthen the lower body, ankle complex, quadriceps, arms, back and abdominals; force the client to weight-shift; gradually decrease his base of support; and go from a stable surf...

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Have You Ever Set And Achieved A Career Goal That You Thought Was Out Of Reach?

11 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Susan Gilmore on Apr 27, 2011

About 1980 I began teaching group fitness classes, and 12 years later I started personal training. At that time degrees in exercise science were rare; I had only a bachelor’s degree in business administration plus fitness certifications. I always felt I needed additional education in the exerc...

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