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Improving Maintenance of Physical Activity Trial - Pilot (Impact-P)

Matthew Garver

ISBN 10: 3847308696 / ISBN 13: 9783847308690
Published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
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Paperback. 240 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.6in.Knee osteoarthritis is associated with mild to severe joint pain the primary patient complaint. This chronic and progressive condition is a leading cause of activity restriction and functional disability among older adults. Exercise appears to be an effective treatment approach for those diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis. Research consistently highlights improvements in physical function and quality of life for those engaging in routine physical activity programs. Despite the meaningful findings, promoting the adoption and maintenance of a consistent exercise program remains a formidable challenge. IMPACT explores the employment of a more novel concept for delivering and enhancing exercise maintenance among a particularly challenged population older adults with knee osteoarthritis. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783847308690

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Title: Improving Maintenance of Physical Activity ...

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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Knee osteoarthritis is associated with mild to severe joint pain – the primary patient complaint. This chronic and progressive condition is a leading cause of activity restriction and functional disability among older adults. Exercise appears to be an effective treatment approach for those diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis. Research consistently highlights improvements in physical function and quality of life for those engaging in routine physical activity programs. Despite the meaningful findings, promoting the adoption and maintenance of a consistent exercise program remains a formidable challenge. IMPACT explores the employment of a more novel concept for delivering and enhancing exercise maintenance among a particularly challenged population – older adults with knee osteoarthritis.

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Dr. Matthew Garver is an Assistant Professor at Abilene Christian University. He serves as director of the Human Performance Lab and his teaching role includes Exercise Physiology and Exercise and Aging. His research agenda is multifocal: gerontological (knee osteoarthritis), physiological (hydration, hypoxia) and behavioral (exercise adoption).

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