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    • Balance training for the older athlete 

      Rogers, Michael E.; Page, Phil; Takeshima, Nobuo (The Sports Physical Therapy Section, 2013-08)
      As the older adult population increases in size, the number of older adults participating in sport activities will also likely increase proportionally with a concomitant increase in musculoskeletal injuries. Age-associated ...
    • Caloric expenditure of elastic resistance training in upper and lower body exercise 

      Rogers, Michael E.; Patterson, Jeremy A.; del Pozo-Cruz, Borja; Travis, Robillard; Rogers, Nicole L.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
      Caloric expenditure of 821 activities, including conditioning exercises, occupational activities such as masonry work, self-care activities such as dressing, and lawn care activities such as mowing, have been previously ...
    • Changes in muscle thickness over 12 months in older frail women nursing home residents 

      Takeshima, Nobuo; Shimada, Keizo; Ishida, Yoshie; Kitabayashi, Yukiko; Kato, Yoshiji; Rogers, Nicole L.; Rogers, Michael E. (International Coalition for Aging and Physical Activity, 2012-08)
      Introduction: The reduction of skeletal muscle mass that occurs with aging (sarcopenia) leads to disability in the elderly population. Purpose: To investigate the prevalence of sarcopenia among older frail nursing home ...
    • Comparison of postural sway measures using a balance platform and mobile application 

      Takeshima, Nobuo; Patterson, Jeremy A.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Rogers, Nicole L.; Young, Kaelin C.; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
      Balance training has become common in therapeutic exercise routines for rehabilitation, injury prevention, and fall prevention. Unstable surfaces such as foam pads are commonly used in these purportedly to improve balance. ...
    • Effect of light exercise on muscular strength and functional fitness over 12 months in frail community-dwelling older adults 

      Okada, Soichi; Narita, Makoto; Rogers, Nicole L.; Rogers, Michael E.; Takeshima, Nobuo (International Coalition for Aging and Physical Activity, 2012-08)
      The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of two light-intensity exercise programs on lower body muscular strength and functional fitness over 12 months in a group of frail community-dwelling older adults. ...
    • Effect of marching in place and chair rise exercises on function in frail older adults 

      Kato, Yoshiji; Takeshima, Nobuo; Rogers, Nicole L.; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
      PURPOSE: To determine the effects of a 12-wk low-intensity exercise program consisting of marching in place and chair rise on ADL and movement function in frail older men and women.METHODS: Thirty-two frail older individuals ...
    • Effects of 9 weeks of pole walking on functional fitness in older adults 

      Okada, Soichi; Hasegawa, Taichi; Fujita, Eiji; Takeda, Masaki; Islam, Mohammod M.; Narita, Makoto; Kato, Yoshiji; Rogers, Michael E.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Human Kinetics Publ Inc., 2016-06)
      Pole walking using Nordic poles has become popular in Japan. This type of exercise is characterized by the use of poles that strike the ground in front of the body. This exercise may be ideal for frail or sedentary older ...
    • Effects of bodyweight squat exercise in frail older adults 

      Fujita, Eiji; Takeshima, Nobuo; Nakamoto, Hiroki; Narita, Makoto; Kato, Yoshiji; Koizumi, Daisuke; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
      Resistance exercise is an effective method to improve muscle function, muscle mass, and quality of life in older adults. However, little attention has been given to this topic in frail older adults.PURPOSE: To evaluate the ...
    • Effects of customized balance exercises on older women whose balance ability has deteriorated with age 

      Narita, Makoto; Islam, Mohammod M.; Rogers, Michael E.; Koizumi, Daisuke; Takeshima, Nobuo (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015-07-03)
      Falls represent a major public health problem for older adults, and loss of balance (LOS) abilities is one of the primary causes of falls. Previous studies have shown that balance training is effective in improving physical ...
    • Effects of marching in place and chair rise exercises on movement function and ADL over 12 months in nursing home residents 

      Kato, Yoshiji; Koizumi, Daisuke; Narita, Makoto; Rogers, Michael E.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Human Kinetics Publ Inc., 2016-06)
      Nursing home residents often have a sedentary lifestyle. We have previously reported that frail older women residing in a nursing home experience a significant progressive loss of muscle mass. In addition, many nursing ...
    • Effects of Nordic walking compared to conventional walking and band-based resistance exercise on fitness in older adults 

      Takeshima, Nobuo; Islam, Mohammod M.; Rogers, Michael E.; Rogers, Nicole L.; Sengoku, Naoko; Koizumi, Daisuke; Kitabayashi, Yukiko; Imai, Aiko; Naruse, Aiko (Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 2013-09)
      The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of Nordic walking with conventional walking and band-based resistance exercise on functional fitness, static balance and dynamic balance in older adults. Volunteers (n ...
    • Effects of Tai-Chi Chuan on balance ability and functional fitness in Japanese older adults 

      Kitabayashi, Yukiko; Kato, Yoshiji; Koizumi, Daisuke; Narita, Makoto; Islam, Mohammod M.; Rogers, Nicole L.; Rogers, Michael E.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Human Kinetics Publ Inc., 2016-06)
      Tai Chi Chuan has been reported to improve health status, physical fitness, mood, and emotional condition in older adults. However, the effect of Tai-Chi Chuan on static and dynamic balance and functional fitness in this ...
    • Energy expenditure during Nordic walking in community-dwelling older adults 

      Takeda, Masaki; Hasegawa, Taichi; Fujita, Eiji; Islam, Mohammod M.; Rogers, Michael E.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Human Kinetics, Inc., 2016-06)
      Nordic walking is an outdoor activity using specially-designed poles for the purpose of activating the upper body while walking. The poles are used to push against the ground with each stride. Previous studies found that ...
    • The Impact of an active lifestyle on the functional fitness level of older women 

      Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel; Rogers, Nicole L.; Morgan, Amy L.; Amini, Sahar B.; Takeshima, Nobuo; Rogers, Michael E. (SAGE, 2018-06-01)
      The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that to maintain health, adults should engage in 150 min of moderate/vigorous physical activity (MVPA) per week. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the ...
    • Impact of moderate intensity physical activity on the functional fitness of older women 

      Morgan, Amy L.; Rogers, Nicole L.; Takeshima, Nobuo; Amini, Sahar B.; Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012-05)
      As adults reach advanced ages, the purpose of physical activity shifts from disease prevention to functional fitness (FF) and mobility. Higher levels of FF contribute to the ability to live independently. PURPOSE: To ...
    • Impact of moderate intensity physical activity on the functional fitness of older women-- Restricted access to full text 

      Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel; Morgan, Amy L.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      As adults reach advanced ages, the purpose of physical activity (PA) may shift from disease prevention to functional fitness (FF) and mobility. PURPOSE: To determine the amount of activity necessary to positively impact ...
    • Impact of the SWEAT (TM) water-exercise method on activities of daily living for older women 

      Sanders, Mary E.; Takeshima, Nobuo; Rogers, Michael E.; Colado, Juan C.; Borreani, Sebastien (Journal Sports Science & Medicine, 2013-12)
      Older women may have chronic or age-related conditions that increase the risk of falls or that limit their ability to remain active. It is unclear if a water-based exercise program provides a safe and effective alternative ...
    • Methods to assess and improve the physical parameters associated with fall risk in older adults 

      Rogers, Michael E.; Rogers, Nicole L.; Takeshima, Nobuo; Islam, Mohammod M. (Academic Press, 2003-03)
      Falls are common among older adults. Many physical parameters including reduced postural stability, decreased dynamic balance, gait disorders, strength deficits, difficulty standing from a chair, and other impairments have ...
    • Passive and active exercises are similarly effective in elderly nursing home residents 

      Takahashi, Takeshi; Takeshima, Nobuo; Rogers, Nicole L.; Rogers, Michael E.; Islam, Mohammod M. (IPEC Inc., 2015-09)
      [Purpose] The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of passive motion exercise and active motion exercise on functional fitness in elderly nursing home residents. [Subjects and Methods] Twenty-three (female 22 and ...
    • Pattern of age-associated decline of static and dynamic balance in community-dwelling older women 

      Takeshima, Nobuo; Islam, Mohammod M.; Rogers, Michael E.; Koizumi, Daisuke; Tomiyama, Naoki; Narita, Makoto; Rogers, Nicole L. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014-07)
      Aim Falling is the leading cause of injury-related deaths in older adults, and a loss of balance is often the precursor to a fall. However, little is known about the rate at which balance declines with age. The objective ...