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Dana M. Otzel, Chris J. Hass, Erik A. Wikstrom, Mark D. Bishop, Paul A. Borsa and Mark D. Tillman

vibration. Methods A total of 10 recreationally active individuals with CAI (18–35 y) and 10 healthy age-matched controls participated (Table  1 ). A power analysis, based on postural control improvements following WBV 26 indicated that a total sample of 20 participants, 10 in each group, was needed to

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Theresa E. Gildner, J. Josh Snodgrass, Clare Evans and Paul Kowal

well-being, but these data are crucial in the design of more effective healthy aging programs. The promotion of successful aging is particularly important in LMICs, which are expected to support 80% of adults aged 60+ worldwide by the year 2050 ( Chatterji et al., 2015 ). Therefore, the primary object

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Werner F. Helsen, Nikola Medic, Janet L. Starkes and Andrew M. Williams

constituent year effect impacts participation and performance in middle- and older-aged athletes is currently unknown. Such knowledge is crucial if we are to encourage extended participation in sport to promote successful and healthy aging through sport ( Geard, Rebar, Reaburn, & Dionigi, 2018 ; McKendry

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Madhura Phansikar and Sean P. Mullen

impact of active travel on cognitive aspects important for healthy aging, such as executive functioning, is less clear. Although studies have shown that walking is associated with better cognitive functioning among older adults, these studies have focused on walking as a form of LTPA ( Abbott et

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Mark Ward, Sarah Gibney, David O’Callaghan and Sinead Shannon

physical environments for healthy aging, including enabling and sustaining physical activity. This conceptual framework has also informed recent public policy regarding population aging in Ireland, with both the National Positive Ageing Strategy ( Department of Health & Department of Transport, Tourism and

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Pedro Lopez, Mikel Izquierdo, Regis Radaelli, Graciele Sbruzzi, Rafael Grazioli, Ronei Silveira Pinto and Eduardo Lusa Cadore

Initiative on Frailty and Aging, 2003 ), which places frail individuals at greater risk of disability, hospitalization, morbidity, and death. Recently, a World Health Organization framework on healthy aging ( Beard et al., 2016 ) suggested that intrinsic capacity is a more affordable concept to assess

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K. Dillon and Harry Prapavessis

and a modifiable risk factor for healthy aging ( Dogra & Stathokostas, 2012 ; Owen, Healy, Matthews, & Dunstan, 2010 ). SB is a distinct behavior, separate from merely being physically inactive, and is defined as any waking behavior characterized by an energy expenditure of less than or equal to 1

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Miguel A. de la Cámara, Sara Higueras-Fresnillo, Verónica Cabanas-Sánchez, Kabir P. Sadarangani, David Martinez-Gomez and Óscar L. Veiga

influence healthy aging. 29 , 30 New monitoring systems for determining postural allocation (ie, sitting, reclining, lying, and standing) as the ActivPAL or the Intelligent Device for Energy Expenditure and Activity (IDEEA) could provide more precise estimates of SB, and they can be useful for validating

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Liam D. Harper, Adam Field, Liam D. Corr and Robert J. Naughton

.1123/ijspp.6.3.311 10.1123/ijspp.6.3.311 Cartee , G.D. , Hepple , R.T. , Bamman , M.M. , & Zierath , J.R. ( 2016 ). Exercise promotes healthy aging of skeletal muscle . Cell Metabolism, 23 ( 6 ), 1034 – 1047 . PubMed ID: 27304505 doi:10.1016/j.cmet.2016.05.007 10.1016/j.cmet.2016

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Aubrey Newland, Rich Gitelson and W. Eric Legg

reduction in the risk of falls leading to hip or vertebral fractures ( Sherrington et al., 2019 ). The question is no longer whether physical activity is an important factor in healthy aging, but what can be done to encourage and to keep older adults to maintain physical active lifestyles. Extensive