Category Archive for: ‘Active Seniors’

For Older Runners, Good News and Bad

Sometimes it’s good news when a study’s hypothesis is not proved. That was the case, certainly, with a new study of older runners, in which researchers assumed that athletes over 60 would be noticeably less efficient than their younger counterparts. For the experiment, published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, researchers at the University of New Hampshire and …

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Pain Relief Important Advice For Today’s Elderly

Oct 13, 2008 A team of Illinois nursing homes come together to show how to relieve pain for the elderly. A statewide campaign, called Road Of Excellence aims to teach health professionals at more than 400 nursing home how to identify pain in seniors. With 50 percent of pain in the elderly going untreated, health leaders say we should …

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Baby Boomers Feel The Pain Of Staying Active

by Connie Midey – Aug. 12, 2008 12:00 AMThe Arizona Republic Baby Boomers feel the pain of staying activeThe last thing Manuela Canada, 56, wanted to hear from her doctor was that knee problems would mean the end of tennis. Fortunately, “don’t do it if it hurts” is last on the list of advice sports-medicine physician John Kearney would give …

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