Evidence-Based Exercise Prescription for Older Adults with Osteoarthritis

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Course Type: Online | ExPAAC

Author(s): Marian Minor, PT, PhD

Price: $32.40 Geriatric Section Member* | $36 Member | $60 Nonmember (fee subject to change/ *Section member discount automatically applied during checkout)

CEU: 0.15 CEUs (1.5 contact hours)

Description: From the Exercise and Physical Activity in Aging Conference (ExPAAC): Blending Research and Practice.

Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of restricted physical activity and disability in the United States. Even when OA is not the primary diagnosis or reason for referral, it is a common complication in attempts to increase physical activity. The safety and benefit of exercise for this population have been demonstrated repeatedly in clinical trials; however, individual response to various types of exercise is extremely variable.

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