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JAPA Volume 23, Issue 4, October

Original Research


The Effect of Reduced Physical Activity and Retraining on Blood Lipids and Body Composition in Young and Older Adult Men

2015, 23, 489 – 495
Jesper Norregaard, Martin Gram, Andreas Vigelsø, Caroline Wiuff, Anja Birk Kuhlman, Jørn Wulff Helge, Flemming Dela


Community-Based Training–Detraining Intervention in Older Women: A Five-Year Follow-Up Study

2015, 23, 496 – 512
Helen T. Douda, Konstantina V. Kosmidou, Ilias Smilios, Konstantinos A. Volaklis, Savvas P. Tokmakidis


Views From the Path: Evaluating Physical Activity Use Patterns and Design Preferences of Older Adults on the Bolin Creek Greenway Trail

2015, 23, 513 – 523
Catherine E. Dorwart


The Association Between Physical Activity and Quality of Life Domains Among Older Women

2015, 23, 524 – 533
Gislaine Cristina Vagetti, Valter Cordeiro Barbosa Filho, Natália Boneti Moreira, Valdomiro de Oliveira, Oldemar Mazzardo, Wagner De Campos


Patterns of Weekday and Weekend Sedentary Behavior Among Older Adults

2015, 23, 534 – 541
Simon Marshall, Jacqueline Kerr, Jordan Carlson, Lisa Cadmus-Bertram, Ruth Patterson, Kari Wasilenko, Katie Crist, Dori Rosenberg, Loki Natarajan


Very Low Levels of Physical Activity in Older Patients During Hospitalization at an Acute Geriatric Ward: A Prospective Cohort Study

2015, 23, 542 – 549
Morten Villumsen, Martin Gronbech Jorgensen, Jane Andreasen, Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Carsten M. Mølgaard


Exercise Increases the Dynamics of Diurnal Cortisol Secretion and Executive Function in People With Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment

2015, 23, 550 – 558
Juan Tortosa-Martinez, Angela Clow, Nuria Caus-Pertegaz, Gloria González-Caballero, Immaculada Abellán-Miralles, María José Saenz


Innovative Research Exploring the Effects of Physical Activity and Genetics on Cognitive Performance in Community-Based Older Adults

2015, 23, 559 – 568
Jennifer L. Etnier, Jeffrey D. Labban, William B. Karper, Laurie Wideman, Aaron Piepmeier, Chia-Hao Shih, Michael Castellano, Lauren M. Williams, Se-Yun Park, Vincent C. Henrich, William N. Dudley, Kelli L. Rulison


A Novel Device to Preserve Physical Activities of Daily Living in Healthy Older People

2015, 23, 569 – 579
Wolfram Haslinger, Lisa Müller, Nejc Sarabon, Christian Raschner, Helmut Kern, Stefan Löfler


Strength, Static Balance, Physical Activity, and Age Predict Maximal Gait Speed in Healthy Older Adults From a Rural Community: A Cross-Sectional Study

2015, 23, 580 – 587
Silvia Aranda-Garcia, Albert Busquets, Antoni Planas, Joan A. Prat-Subirana, Rosa M. Angulo-Barroso


Exercise for Mild Balance Dysfunction: Research into Practice

2015, 23, 588 – 596
Susan Williams, Claudia Meyer, Frances Batchelor, Keith Hill


Sarcopenia Defined by Combining Height- and Weight-Adjusted Skeletal Muscle Indices is Closely Associated With Poor Physical Performance

2015, 23, 597 – 606
Nai-Hsin Meng, Chia-Ing Li, Chiu-Shong Liu, Wen-Yuan Lin, Chih-Hsueh Lin, Chin-Kai Chang, Tsai-Chung Li, Cheng-Chieh Lin


Effect of an Eight-Week Ballroom Dancing Program on Muscle Architecture in Older Adult Females

2015, 23, 607 – 612
Christina CP Cepeda, Angélica Lodovico, Neil E. Fowler, André L.F. Rodacki


Similarities and Differences in the Determinants of Trips Outdoors Performed by UK Urban- and Rural-Living Older Adults

2015, 23, 613 – 621
Jolanthe L. de Koning, Afroditi Stathi, Kenneth R. Fox


Texercise Effectiveness: Impacts on Physical Functioning and Quality of Life

2015, 23, 622 – 629
Marcia G. Ory, Matthew Lee Smith, Luohua Jiang, Doris Howell, Shuai Chen, Jairus C. Pulczinski, Alan B. Stevens


Multimodal Exercise Benefits Mobility in Older Adults With Visual Impairment: A Preliminary Study

2015, 23, 630 – 639
Madeleine E. Hackney, Courtney D. Hall, Katharina V. Echt, Steven L. Wolf


Establishment of the Prediction Equations of 1RM Skeletal Muscle Strength in 60- to 75-Year-Old Chinese Men and Women

2015, 23, 640 – 646
Sijie Tan, Jianxiong Wang, Shanshan Liu


The Effect of a Six-Month Dancing Program on Motor-Cognitive Dual-Task Performance in Older Adults

2015, 23, 647 – 652
Dennis Hamacher, Daniel Hamacher, Kathrin Rehfeld, Anita Hökelmann, Lutz Schega


Efficacy of Brain Gym Training on the Cognitive Performance and Fitness Level of Active Older Adults: A Preliminary Study

2015, 23, 653 – 658
Jose Maria Cancela, Mª Helena Vila Suárez, Jamine Vasconcelos, Ana Lima, Carlos Ayan

Scholarly Review


What are the Benefits of Exercise for Alzheimer’s Disease? A Systematic Review of the Past 10 Years

2015, 23, 659 – 668
Salma Stephany Soleman Hernandez, Paula F. Sandreschi, Franciele C. da Silva, Beatriz A.V. Arancibia, Rudney da Silva, Paulo J.B. Gutierres, Alexandro Andrade


JAPA Acknowledgments 2015

JAPA Acknowledgments 2015

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