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Benefits of Exercise and Sport for Seniors, No Excuses!
Benefits of Exercise and Sport for Seniors, No Excuses!
Guest(s):Wojtek J.Chodzko-Zajko, Ph.D., FACSM
Topic:Sport and Exercise for Seniors
Topic Info:Research has shown that strengthening exercises are both safe and effective for women and men of all ages, including those who are not in perfect health. In fact, people with health concerns—including heart disease or arthritis—often benefit the most ...
Original Air Date:3 / 9 / 2010
Senior Exercise: Precautions and Limitations
Senior Exercise: Precautions and Limitations
Guest(s):Wojtek J.Chodzko-Zajko, Ph.D., FACSM
Topic:Sport and Exercise for Seniors
Topic Info:Research has shown that strengthening exercises are both safe and effective for women and men of all ages, including those who are not in perfect health. In fact, people with health concerns—including heart disease or arthritis—often benefit the most ...
Original Air Date:3 / 9 / 2010
Seniors: Your Exercise Rx! Featured
Functional Training: Quality of Life Exercises for Seniors
Functional Training: Quality of Life Exercises for Seniors
Guest(s):Wojtek J.Chodzko-Zajko, Ph.D., FACSM
Topic:Sport and Exercise for Seniors
Topic Info:Research has shown that strengthening exercises are both safe and effective for women and men of all ages, including those who are not in perfect health. In fact, people with health concerns—including heart disease or arthritis—often benefit the most ...
Original Air Date:3 / 9 / 2010
AMA President Discusses Medicare Crisis Featured
Osteoporosis- Could You Be At Risk?
Osteoporosis- Could You Be At Risk?
Guest(s):Kerri Winters-Stone, Ph.D., FACSM
Topic:Bone Health and The Prevention of Osteoporosis
Topic Info:One of the best ways to strengthen your bones and prevent osteoporosis is by getting regular exercise. Even if you already have osteoporosis, exercising can help maintain the bone mass you have. Recent studies have shown that the risk of osteoporosis is l ...
Original Air Date:12 / 22 / 2009
Empowering People to Partner in Their Health Care
Empowering People to Partner in Their Health Care
Guest(s):Dr. (Ann) Maria Hester
Topic:Patient Advocacy
Topic Info:Dr. Ann Hester, board certified internist and creator of PatientWhiz joins the show to discuss how to take more initiative when it comes to your health care!
Original Air Date:10 / 14 / 2009
Health Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Health Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Guest(s):Jay Hocking
Topic:Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Topic Info:HBOT stands for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. During HBOT your body is effectively saturated with oxygen, an essential element used by your body for healing. HBOT provides oxygen to cells and tissues that suffer from a lack of oxygen. Healing tissues sufferi ...
Original Air Date:9 / 30 / 2009
Increasing Quality of Life in Elder Minority Populations Featured
Exercise is Medicine - Starting an Exercise Program Adults and Older Individuals
Exercise is Medicine - Starting an Exercise Program Adults and Older Individuals
Guest(s):Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP
Topic:Exercise is Medicine
Topic Info:May 2009 is Exercise is Medicine Month is the special recognition month for Exercise is Medicine and a time for everyone to recognize, emphasize and celebrate the valuable health benefits of exercise on a national scale. Exercise and physical activity are ...
Original Air Date:4 / 21 / 2009
Exercise Rx for Arthritis Sufferers - Strength Training
Exercise Rx for Arthritis Sufferers - Strength Training
Guest(s):Lynn Millar
Topic:Arthritis
Topic Info:Millions of people live with arthritis...Lynn Millar, professor of Physical Therapy at Andrews University joins Melanie to discuss what people living with arthritis should do to help ease the suffering!
Original Air Date:4 / 14 / 2009
Slowing down the aging process with our own adult stem cells
Guest(s):Mike Martinez
Topic:Slowing down the aging process with our own adult stem cells
Original Air Date:8 / 1 / 2007
Physical Activity, Aging and Quality of Life
Guest(s):Dr. Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, PhD FACSM
Topic:Physical Activity, Aging and Quality of Life
Topic Info:Dr. Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko earned a bachelors degree in Exercise Science from the University of London and a Ph.D. degree from Purdue University, also in Exercise Science. Chodzko-Zajko’s primary research interests are in the area of aging and health. Fo ...
Original Air Date:7 / 17 / 2007
Pro-Active Aging
Original Air Date:4 / 27 / 2007
Nutrition and Aging
Original Air Date:4 / 20 / 2007
Dealing with information on health and aging / About.com Health Expert talks about the health b...
Original Air Date:4 / 10 / 2007
Alzheimer's care and related dementia ,Home health care, Geriatric care management / Deciding w...
Original Air Date:3 / 26 / 2007
Elder Aggression, suicide, and health education
Original Air Date:3 / 19 / 2007
Memory and the Brain
Original Air Date:3 / 7 / 2007
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