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Physical Therapy

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  1. Physical Therapy For the Elderly Population Focus: To decrease the top risk factors/injuries for select group

  2. Elevation Training Mask 2.0 Mask used during cardiovascular exercise

  3. Conditions lungs • Creates pulmonary resistance • Strengthens diaphram • Increases: lung capacity, anaerobic thresholds, oxygen efficiency, energy production, mental and physical stamina • Cost : $79.99 • Purchase at: http://trainingmask.com/products/TRAINING-MASK-2.0.html

  4. Bosu Ball used for balance and strengthening muscles

  5. Strengthens stabilizer muscles and core • Build up stamina • Increase flexibility • Improve balance • Safe and long lasting • used by leading sports teams • Adjustable inflation for certain goals • Cost: $105.70 • Purchase at: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Fitness-Quest-Bosu-Home-Balance-Trainer/2553319

  6. Diet and Exercise Tracker used to track diet and exercises

  7. Choosemyplate • Dietary guidelines for americans • USDA food guidance system • Healthy eating index • U.S. Food plans • Nutrient content of the U.S. food supply • Expenditures on children by families • Cost: FREE! • http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

  8. Resistance Bands used to increase strength, joint flexibility and stability

  9. 5 durable rubber tubes (5lb, 10lb, 15lb, 20lb, and 25lb) • 15 levels of resistance up to 70lbs • Able to use with variety of exercises • Cost: $59.99 • Purchase at: http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/product/index.jsp?productId=17332966&cp=4406646.4413986.4417719

  10. Ankle/Wrist Weights fundamental to principles of progressive exercise

  11. Used to increase weight in strength training and rehabilitation • Good for upper and lower body • Enhances balance and stabilization • Used and recommended by many doctors (PT, OT, etc.) • Cost: $29.55 • Purchase at: http://www.medexsupply.com/exercise-equipment-exercise-weights-thera-band-ankle-wrist-weight-set-blue-2-5-pounds-x_pid-42925.html

  12. Conclusion • These 5 products can all be used together to help improve the lives of elderly persons by reducing risk factors • These products will increase balance and stability, which will reduce the risk of broken bones due to falls. • Finally, these products will help with their cardiovascular fitness, aiding for weight loss or to reduce CVD if needed.