University of Arizona College of Medicine
Physical Exercise Guidelines for Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.
1. State the minimum target for aerobic exercise (minutes per week) for older adults who have no physical limitations
2. State the two most common types of exercise-related injuries in older adults
3. List four common medications that can interfere with exercise performance in older adults.
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