Geriatrics - Chiropractic Student

Geriatrics 102
Mitochondrial Degeneration, Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress

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  • Summarize the concept of mitochondrial degeneration
  • Discuss the free-radical mitochondrial theory of aging and the susceptibility of the brain to oxidative stress
  • Assess the relationship between mitochondrial decay and age-related neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD)
  • Illustrate the array of mitochondrial nutrients and the various vitamins that may improve mitochondrial function

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$22.00 USD

Geriatrics 101
Exercise Effects on Wound Healing, Balance, Depression, and Anxiety in Older Adults

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  • Summarize the effect of exercise on wound healing in older adults
  • Discuss the relationship between trunk muscle composition and functional capacity
  • Assess the effects of high-intensity strength training on balance
  • Describe a study that examines the reliability and validity of a new steadiness measure
  • Assess the effect of an endurance exercise program on depression, anxiety and quality of life

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$22.00 USD