Ageing and Exercise for the Elderly

Author: Aditya Mahajan Assessment Division, Institute of Nutrition and Fitness Sciences (INFS)   Key Points: Aging results in the number of changes in the musculoskeletal system which results in a decline in physical functions and abilities like strength, flexibility, and power are compromised. Regular exercise is known to be an effective intervention for reversing this … Continue reading Ageing and Exercise for the Elderly

THE GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS) AND ITS APPLICATION.

Author: Dr. Aniket Jadhav, Content Advisor at INFS General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) was 1st described by Hans Selye in 1930. It describes a generalized pattern of how body responds and adapts to a variety of stress and restores itself to balance, or homeostasis, in response to the stress. The GAS outlines a series of stages … Continue reading THE GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS) AND ITS APPLICATION.