TherEx I Q2
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TherEx I Q2
Baker Flint Fall 2012 PTA221 TherEx I Q2
What is Health
General physical, mental or spiritual condition
What is wellness?
A state of good health often acheieved through lifestyle choices
What is Health promotion?
contributing to the growth and development of health
Types of Preventative Activity
Primary - Preventaing a target problem
Secondary - Decreasing the duration and severity
Tertiary - Decreasing the degree of disability and promoting rehab
Steps of implementing a program
Identify a need
Based around a target audience
Set goals & objectives
Identify purpose of the program
Identify goals of the program
Identify the objectives of the program
How are the results for an Educational Intervention evaluated
How are the results for an exercise program evaluated
participant evalutaion and feedback
What issues may result in poor exercise adherence?
Poor or limited leadership
Boredom with exercise
Poor individual commitment
Unaware of any progress made
Poor family support
What factors may result in good exercise adherence?
Part of regular routine
Social support from group
Regular updates on progress
What are the 3 contraindications for resistance exercise?
Pain *(usually 4 or 5)
Acute or uncontrolled inflammation
Severe cardiopulmonary disease
What are the S/S of fatigue?
Uncomfortable sensation, pain, cramping
“jerky” movements or inability to perform full ROM
Use of substitution motions
Decline in peak torque during isokinetic testing
What are the 5 precautions to resistance exercise?
Overtraining and/or overworking
Exercise-induced muscle soreness
Age related changes in muscle mass @ puberty
Muscle mass increases more than 30% per year
: Height, weight and muscle mass peak before strength
: Strngth peaks before body weight
Age related changes in muscle mass @ Young & middle adult
Muscle mass peaks
: Men 18-25, Women 16-20
Muscle strength & endurance peak during second decade
Strength declines 8-10% per year after 30