Benefits of Physical Exercise for Senior Adults . Kayla Warren Health Promotion Seminar . Growing Older: Why an active lifestyle is even more important . maintain your independence help boost energy manage symptoms of illness or pain even reverse some of the symptoms of aging
Health Promotion Seminar
Risk of falling=reduced!
The benefits never change, even with age!
Increases metabolism and builds muscle mass
Walking, stair climbing, swimming, hiking, rowing, biking
walking, house cleaning, and errands
weights, machines, or elastic bands
Opening a jar
Getting in & out of car
Looking behind you while driving
Playing with grandchildren
increases range of movement for ordinary physical activities such as:
to keep muscles and joints supple so they are less prone to injury.
Ballistic=moving or bouncing
Quality of walking
Also reduces risk of falling
designed for wheelchair-bound seniors or arm-bicycling and rowing