Statistics indicate that approximately 80% of people over 65 haveat least one chronic disease. The situation can involve a numberof potential safety-related issues for fitness professionals whohave older adult students or clients with chronic conditions. OlderAdults: A Multitude of Modifications
reviews a multitude ofmodifications for exercises that will keep the older populationmoving. The DVD details basic equipment and exercisemodifications for older adults who suffer from at least onechronic condition. The DVD features recommended programmingmodifications for older-adult group-exercise classes, includingmusic, time of day, and instructor qualifications.
Among the topics covered:
- Modifications to the trainer/instructor
- Equipment modifications
- How to modify your program
- Modification of exercises
- Activities of daily living