The Effects of Aging and Physical Activity on Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury

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SKU:
827008188390*
Authors:
David Dolbow, David R. Gater, Ashraf S. Gorgey
Published:
2011
Length:
151 minutes
The Effects of Aging and Physical Activity on Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury provides an overview of the effects of aging on all major organ systems of the body of an individual with a spinal cord injury. The DVD also details how these effects relate to reduced functional abilities and an increased risk of secondary morbidities. In addition, the DVD discusses the feasibility of employing a program of electrical stimulation cycling for older adults with a spinal cord injury.

Among the topics covered:

• Aging With Spinal Cord Injury (David R. Gater, Jr.)
• Spinal Cord Injury: A Model of Pre-Mature Aging (Ashraf S. Gorgey)
• Feasibility of Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling for Older Adults With SCI (David Dolbow)