|aAction plan for osteoporosis /|cKerri Winters-Stone.
|aChampaign, Ill. :|bHuman Kinetics,|cc2005.
|ax, 197 p. :|bill., port. ;|c26 cm.
|aAction plan for health series
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 187-190) and index.
|aThriving with osteoporosis -- Finding ways to prevent falls -- Understanding the right way to approach activity -- Laying a foundation for bone health through exercise -- Evaluating your baseline fitness -- Creating a customized exercise plan -- Benefiting from proper technique -- Making wise nutritional choices -- Considering the pros and cons of medication -- Charting progress and staying motivated.
|3Table of contents|uhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip055/2004030253.html
Build bone strength and prevent bone loss with Action Plan for Osteoporosis. Based on the most recent research, this exercise-based plan allows you to take an active role in improving the health of your musculoskeletal system and is a more effective way to manage the condition than dietary changes or medications alone. Learn how to assess your risk level and then choose the best exercises to boost bone health, muscle strength, mobility, and balance. Prevent bone loss and reduce the likelihood of falls with the right combination of nutrition, the latest medications, and fitness. Use one of the sample programs provided or learn how to tailor a program to meet your own needs. Developed in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine, Action Plan for Osteoporosis is the healthy way to manage osteoporosis. Take action now to feel and function better, and add quality years to your life.