Fallproof! : A Comprehensive Balance and Mobility Training Program

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Fallproof! : A Comprehensive Balance and Mobility Training Program

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  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780736040884
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基本説明

Design targeted exercise programs to reduce falls among the older adult population.

Table of Contents

Preface                                            vii
Acknowledgments ix
Credits x
Part I The Theory Behind the Program 1 (46)
Understanding Balance and Mobility 3 (26)
What Is Balance? 4 (1)
Important Terminology 4 (2)
Postural Control Strategies Used to 6 (2)
Control Balance
Multiple Systems Contribute to Balance 8 (3)
and Mobility
Age-Associated Changes in the Systems 11 (6)
Contributing to Balance and Mobility
Case Studies 17 (8)
Summary 25 (1)
Test Your Understanding 26 (1)
Practical Problems 27 (2)
Why Do Many Older Adults Fall? 29 (18)
Multiple Factors Cause Falls 30 (3)
Effects of Common Medical Conditions 33 (7)
Effect of Medication Use on Balance and 40 (2)
Mobility
Are the Risks the Same for All Older 42 (1)
Adults?
Practical Implications for Program 42 (2)
Planning
Summary 44 (1)
Internet Resources for Home Safety and 44 (1)
Modifications
Internet Resources for Medications 44 (1)
Test Your Understanding 45 (1)
Practical Problems 46 (1)
Part II The FallProof Program for Improving 47 (190)
Balance and Mobility
Screening and Assessment 49 (42)
Why Screening and Assessment Matter 50 (1)
How to Assess Older Adults With Balance 50 (36)
and Mobility Disorders
Summary 86 (1)
Test Your Understanding 87 (2)
Practical Problems 89 (2)
Center-of-Gravity (COG) Control Training 91 (48)
Seated Balance Activities 93 (22)
Summary 115(1)
Standing Balance Activities 115(18)
Floor-to-Standing Transfers 133(3)
Summary 136(1)
Test Your Understanding 136(2)
Practical Problems 138(1)
Multisensory Training 139(24)
Forcing the Use of the Somatosensory 142(4)
System to Control Balance
Forcing the Use of the Visual System to 146(3)
Control Balance
Forcing the Use of the Vestibular System 149(4)
to Control Balance
Eye-Head Coordination Exercises 153(7)
Summary 160(1)
Test Your Understanding 160(2)
Practical Problems 162(1)
Postural Strategy Training 163(14)
Summary 173(1)
Test Your Understanding 174(2)
Practical Problems 176(1)
Gait Pattern Enhancement and Variation 177(16)
Training
Overview of the Gait Cycle 178(2)
Mechanisms Controlling Gait 180(2)
Age-Associated Changes in Gait 182(1)
Effect of Pathology on the Gait Pattern 183(2)
Gait Pattern Enhancement and Variation 185(4)
Training
Summary 189(1)
Test Your Understanding 190(2)
Practical Problems 192(1)
Strength and Endurance Training 193(24)
Selected Upper Body Strength Exercises 195(10)
Selected Lower Body Strength Exercises 205(7)
Selected Foot- and Toe-Strengthening 212(2)
Exercises
Summary 214(1)
Test Your Understanding 215(1)
Practical Problems 216(1)
Flexibility Training 217(20)
Selected Neck and Upper Body Flexibility 219(10)
Exercises
Selected Lower Body Flexibility Exercises 229(4)
Summary 233(1)
Test Your Understanding 233(2)
Practical Problems 235(2)
Part III Implementing the FallProof Program 237(38)
Setting the Stage for Learning 239(16)
Understanding the Stages of Learning 240(4)
Introducing the Skill to Be Learned 244(6)
Identifying and Correcting Errors in 250(2)
Performance
Summary 252(1)
Test Your Understanding 253(1)
Practical Problems 254(1)
Program Planning and Class Management 255(20)
Techniques
Following the Initial Assessment 256(1)
Before Each Class Session 257(5)
During Each Class Session 262(2)
Between Class Sessions 264(1)
After Each Follow-Up Assessment 265(4)
Communicating With Class Participants 269(2)
Summary 271(1)
Test Your Understanding 272(2)
Practical Problems 274(1)
Appendix: Balance Kit Inventory 275(2)
Bibliography 277(10)
Author Index 287(4)
Subject Index 291(8)
About the Author 299