Exercise and rehabilitation

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Upon completion of the chapter, the student will be able to: 1. Outline the importance of exercise and its implications in the well-being of older adults. 2. Identify the different components of an exercise program for the elderly. 3. Differentiate among several types of disability and its effects in activities of daily living in geriatric patients. 4. Define rehabilitation and recognize the importance of an interdisciplinary team in the process of function restoration in the elderly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFundamentals of Geriatric Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationA Case-based Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)0387323244, 9780387323244
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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