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``BETTER 'N EVER'' CHANGES WITH AGE
 

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.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
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
composition.
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.
Key words:
Weight loss, Aerobic conditioning, Resistance training,
Sarcopenia, Physical function
GETTING MOTIVATED
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

  

Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia

 

Collections: Biotechnology