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Morbidity



ÌÌÌÌÌÌPotential Mechanisms & Consequences of Sarcopenia

IDEA PERSONAL Trainer april 2002

Safety Points for the
Mature Adult

The role of the personal trainer in supervising and monitoring
the workouts for the mature and frail exerciser is consequential. Many older individuals do not understand the concept of progressive overload, and must be properly educated and directed (Porter 2000).

Teaching correct lifting mechanics should be a priority for all personal trainers working with older clients.

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Resources

n Program Design for Older Adults, Resource Series Book, $15

n Training the Mature Adult, Audiotape, $20

n Exercise Testing, Exercise Prescription and Safety Concerns for Working With Older Clients, Audiotape, $25

To order any of these products, call IDEA member services at (800) 999-4332, ext. 7 or (858) 535-8979, ext. 7, or go to www.IDEAfit.com.

IDEA PERSONAL Trainer april 2002

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