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Action plan for osteoporosis / Kerri Winters-Stone.

By: Winters-Stone, Kerri, 1969-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Action plan for health series: ; ACSM action plan for health series: Publisher: Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics, c2005Description: x, 197 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780736054829(pbk).Subject(s): Osteoporosis | Osteoporosis -- Popular works | Osteoporosis -- Exercise therapy -- Popular worksDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Thriving with osteoporosis -- Finding ways to prevent falls -- Understanding the right way to approach activity -- Laying a foundation for bone health through exercise -- Evaluating your baseline fitness -- Creating a customized exercise plan -- Benefiting from proper technique -- Making wise nutritional choices -- Considering the pros and cons of medication -- Charting progress and staying motivated.
Thriving with osteoporosis -- Finding ways to prevent falls -- Understanding the right way to approach activity -- Laying a foundation for bone health through exercise -- Evaluating your baseline fitness -- Creating a customized exercise plan -- Benefiting from proper technique -- Making wise nutritional choices -- Considering the pros and cons of medication -- Charting progress and staying motivated.
Thriving with osteoporosis -- Preventing falls -- Building blocks of a comprehensive program -- Making sense of exercise for osteoporosis -- Evaluating your baseline fitness -- Creating an exercise plan for strong bones -- Ensuring proper exercise technique -- Making wise nutritional choices -- Considering medication for bone health -- Charting progress and staying motivated.
Review: "Build bone strength and prevent bone loss with Action Plan for Osteoporosis. Based on the most recent research, this exercise-based plan allows you to take an active role in improving the health of your musculoskeletal system and is a more effective way to manage the condition than dietary changes or medications alone." "Learn how to assess your risk level and then choose the best exercises to boost bone health, muscle strength, mobility, and balance. Prevent bone loss and reduce the likelihood of falls with the right combination of nutrition, the latest medications, and fitness. Use one of the sample programs provided or learn how to tailor a program to meet your own needs." "Developed in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine, Action Plan for Osteoporosis is the healthy way to manage osteoporosis. Take action now to feel and function better, and add quality years to your life."--BOOK JACKET.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Build bone strength and prevent bone loss with Action Plan for Osteoporosis. Based on the most recent research, this exercise-based plan allows you to take an active role in improving the health of your musculoskeletal system and is a more effective way to manage the condition than dietary changes or medications alone.

Learn how to assess your risk level and then choose the best exercises to boost bone health, muscle strength, mobility, and balance. Prevent bone loss and reduce the likelihood of falls with the right combination of nutrition, the latest medications, and fitness. Use one of the sample programs provided or learn how to tailor a program to meet your own needs.

Developed in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine, Action Plan for Osteoporosis is the healthy way to manage osteoporosis. Take action now to feel and function better, and add quality years to your life.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-190) and index.

Thriving with osteoporosis -- Finding ways to prevent falls -- Understanding the right way to approach activity -- Laying a foundation for bone health through exercise -- Evaluating your baseline fitness -- Creating a customized exercise plan -- Benefiting from proper technique -- Making wise nutritional choices -- Considering the pros and cons of medication -- Charting progress and staying motivated.

Ch. 1. Thriving with osteoporosis -- Ch. 2. Finding ways to prevent falls -- Ch. 3. Understanding the right way to approach activity -- Ch. 4. Laying a foundation for bone health through exercise -- Ch. 5. Evaluating your baseline fitness -- Ch. 6. Creating a customized exercise plan -- Ch. 7. Benefiting from proper technique -- Ch. 8. Making wise nutritional choices -- Ch. 9. Considering the pros and cons of medication -- Ch. 10. Charting progress and staying motivated.

Thriving with osteoporosis -- Preventing falls -- Building blocks of a comprehensive program -- Making sense of exercise for osteoporosis -- Evaluating your baseline fitness -- Creating an exercise plan for strong bones -- Ensuring proper exercise technique -- Making wise nutritional choices -- Considering medication for bone health -- Charting progress and staying motivated.

"Build bone strength and prevent bone loss with Action Plan for Osteoporosis. Based on the most recent research, this exercise-based plan allows you to take an active role in improving the health of your musculoskeletal system and is a more effective way to manage the condition than dietary changes or medications alone." "Learn how to assess your risk level and then choose the best exercises to boost bone health, muscle strength, mobility, and balance. Prevent bone loss and reduce the likelihood of falls with the right combination of nutrition, the latest medications, and fitness. Use one of the sample programs provided or learn how to tailor a program to meet your own needs." "Developed in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine, Action Plan for Osteoporosis is the healthy way to manage osteoporosis. Take action now to feel and function better, and add quality years to your life."--BOOK JACKET.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Chapter 1 Thriving With Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 2 Finding Ways to Prevent Falls
  • Chapter 3 Understanding the Right Way to Approach Activity
  • Chapter 4 Laying a Foundation for Bone Health Through Exercise
  • Chapter 5 Evaluating Your Baseline Fitness
  • Chapter 6 Creating a Customized Exercise Plan
  • Chapter 7 Benefiting From Proper Technique
  • Chapter 8 Making Wise Nutritional Choices
  • Chapter 9 Considering the Pros and Cons of Medication
  • Chapter 10 Charting Progress and Staying Motivated