Strength Training for Older Adults

by Wayne Westcott |   Date Released : 15 Apr 2000
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Wayne Westcott

About the author: Wayne Westcott

Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D., is fitness research director at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, MA. He is strength training consultant for numerous national organizations such as the American Council on Exercise, the American Senior Fitness Association and the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation and editorial advisor for many publications including Prevention and Shape. He is also author of 20 fitness books including No More Cellulite, Building Strength and Stamina, Strength Training Past 50, Strength Training for Seniors, Complete Conditioning for Golf, and Strength and Power for Young Athletes.

Dr. Westcott has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Fitness Professionals, the Healthy American Fitness Leader Award from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and the Roberts-Gulick Award from the YMCA Association of Professional Directors, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Governor’s Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports, and the NOVA 7 Exercise Program Award from Fitness Management magazine.

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