Aging, structural instabilities, disease, and disability can create a situation where older adults need to undertake specific steps to preserve their connective tissue network. TLC: Tendon, Ligament, and Cartilage Movement for Older Adults provides an overview of the body s connective tissue anatomy and details how new movements that can be performed to help ensure joint stability and injury prevention. In that regard, the DVD also reviews exercise strategies that can be adopted that feature these movements, as well as discusses contraindication exercises that should be avoided when training older adults.
Among the Topics Covered
The stuff that binds us together
Overall exercise strategies
About the Actor
The Medical Fitness Association (MFA) is a member-driven, nonprofit organization. Its mission is to foster opportunities for the development and operational success of medically integrated fitness centers. MFA provides industry standards, educational programs, benchmarks, outcome measurements, professional development and networking opportunities for the medical fitness industry.