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ERIC Number: ED229336
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 50
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
A Synopsis of the National Conference on Fitness and Aging (Washington, DC, September 10-11, 1981).
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, DC.
This report contains presentations and program descriptions given at a conference on physical fitness and older adults. Included are: (1) Keynote Address (Richard S. Schweiker); (2) "Government's Role in Fitness for the Aging" (Pete V. Domenici and Beverly B. Byron); (3) "What Is Aging?" (James Skinner); (4) Medical Implications of Fitness and Sports for Seniors: "Joint Changes in the Aging" (James A. Nicholas), "Health and Heart Enhancement" (Samuel M. Fox III), and "Exercise and the Post-menopausal Woman" (Barbara L. Drinkwater); (5) Luncheon Address (Janet R. MacLean); (6) "Nutritional Considerations for the Active Senior" (Myron Winick); (7) "Functional Fitness for Older Americans" (Herbert A. deVries); (8) "Physical Activity: The Foundation of Youth in Aging" (Everett L. Smith); (9) descriptions of state programs in Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Indiana; (10) descriptions of special programs--"Take Care of Yourself,""Calisthenics for Seniors," and the Colorado Springs Senior Center; (11) "Sociological and Psychological Implications of Fitness and Sports for the Elderly" (Art Ulene); (12) "The 'E' in Elderly: Exercise" (Robert N. Butler); (13) "Recreation Programs for Active Seniors" (John H. Davis, Constance R. McAdam, Clark T. Thorstenson, and Brian Latham); (14) "Physical Fitness Programs for the Aging Employee" (Richard D. Finucane and Andrew T. Letendre); and (15) "The Time Is Now" (C. Carson Conrad). (CJ)
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 450 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 7103, Washington, DC 20001 (Free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: General Foods Corp., White Plains, NY.
Authoring Institution: President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, DC.
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