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Bone Health & Exercise Throughout the Lifespan

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Bone Health & Exercise Throughout the Lifespan reviews why exercising to develop and maintain healthy bones is important at all stages of life. In that regard, the DVD discusses how bone mass changes over a person s lifespan, and details the principles of exercise for increasing bone strength and promoting healthy bones. The DVD covers the key risk factors for osteoporosis and provides an overview of how to design an exercise program that enhances bone health (featuring weight-bearing activities and strength training) that is specific to the needs of various populations (youth, adults, and individuals with osteopenia/osteoporosis).

Among the topics covered:

Risk factors for osteoporosis
Bone response to exercise
Strength training
ACSM osteoporosis activity guidelines

Produced in cooperation with the American Council on Exercise.

About the Actor

Robyn M. Stuhr, MA, is the executive vice president of the American Council on Exercise (ACE). With more than 20 years experience in health promotion, business, and occupational health, sports medicine, and cardiac rehabilitation, Robyn is responsible for the development and management of overall programming and services of ACE in alignment with corporate goals and objectives while providing leadership and direction for all business activities. Previously, she was the administrative director and exercise physiologist at the Women s Sports Medicine Center at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Robyn has a master s degree in exercise physiology and is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a health/fitness director and exercise test technologist and is a contributing editor to ACSM s Health & Fitness Journal.

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Product Details

  • Actors: Robyn Stuhr
  • Directors: Robyn Stuhr
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    General Audience
  • Studio: Healthy Learning
  • DVD Release Date: February 8, 2008
  • Run Time: 51 minutes
  • ASIN: B0013OD8FG
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #811,762 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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