Summary: ``BETTER 'N EVER''
CHANGES WITH AGE
A 20-Year Case Study of Successful Aging
by M. Elaine Cress, Ph.D., FACSM; Richard D. Lewis, Ph.D., R.D., FACSM; and William Flatt, Ph.D.
· To illustrate the importance of diet and aerobic exercise on
obesity and weight management.
· To examine the influence of age and resistance training on body
· To illustrate the importance of fitness on the functional performance
of daily activities.
· To illustrate the importance of ``teachable moments'' as motivational
factors for lifetime behavioral change.
Weight loss, Aerobic conditioning, Resistance training,
Sarcopenia, Physical function
If you ask Bill Flatt, Ph.D., a 78-year-old pro-
fessor emeritus and former university adminis-
trator, how he is doing, he will tell you with a lilt in