ch. 1. Physiology of aging and exercise / Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko -- ch. 2. Understanding and motivating older adults / Sheri Thompson and Susan J. Hoekenga -- ch. 3. Common health challenges faced by older adults / James H. Rimmer -- ch. 4. Pre-exercise screening and fitness assessment / Gregory Welch -- ch. 5. Older adult exercise techniques / Janie Clark -- ch. 6. Exercise programming and leadership / Kay Van Norman.