Health Information > Exercise for Seniors

Anatomy/Physiology

- Effects of Aging - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Disease Management

- Keep Moving for Life - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Exercising with Arthritis: Improve Your Joint Pain - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Exercise: A Boost to Physical and Emotional Well-B - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Exercise and Osteoporosis: Staying Active Safely - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Questions and Answers about Arthritis and Exercise - National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Health Check Tools

- Target Heart Rate Calculator - American Cancer Society

National Institutes of Health

- Exercise for Older Adults - National Institute on Aging
- Young at Heart: Tips for Older Adults (Eating Heal - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network
- Exercise: Feeling Fit for Life - National Institute on Aging
- Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute on A - National Institute on Aging

Organizations

- President's Council on Physical Fitness and S - Dept. of Health and Human Services
- American Heart Association -
- National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -
- National Institute on Aging -

Overviews

- Exercise for the Elderly - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Exercise: The Key to the Good Life - President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
- Physical Activity and Older Americans: Benefits an - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Exercise (Physical Activity) for Older People and - American Heart Association
- For the Young at Heart: Exercise Tips for Seniors - American Physical Therapy Association

Pictures/Diagrams

- Slide Show: Balance Exercises to Keep You Steady o - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Prevention/Screening

- Keep Active - Safe at Any Age - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Related Issues

- Exercise and Bone and Joint Conditions - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Starting an Exercise Program - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Exercises (For Persons Age 60 and Older) - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Flexibility Exercises - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Growing Stronger - Strength Training for Older Adu - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
- Aquatic Exercise: Gentle on Your Bones, Joints and - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Teaching Old Muscles New Tricks - National Institutes of Health

Research

- If You Think Your Work-Out Is Tough Enough, It Pro - American Heart Association
- Activity Boosts Fitness in Elderly Patients - American Cancer Society

Statistics

- Promoting Active Lifestyles among Older Adults - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion