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Rebecca L. Krupenevich and Ross H. Miller

normal, healthy aging. This study’s scope is limited, and the participants in this study consisted of healthy and highly physically active young and older men, which may limit the generalizability of the results to a more typical, less physically active, older adult population, to older women, who were

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Philip von Rosen and Maria Hagströmer

and gender: a quantitative study . Healthy Aging Res . 2016 ; 5 ( 5 ), 1 – 10 . doi:10.12715/har.2016.5.1 10.1097/01.HXR.0000511864.85548.25 11. Molarius A , Janson S . Self-rated health, chronic diseases, and symptoms among middle-aged and elderly men and women . J Clin Epidemiol . 2002

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Meredith J. Luttrell, Benjamin R. Mardis, Joshua M. Bock, Erika Iwamoto, Satoshi Hanada, Kenichi Ueda, Andrew J. Feider, Kenzie Temperly and Darren Casey

exercise-induced mechanisms resulting in an increase in [TSP-1] in the circulation may be intact with healthy aging. Our finding, that circulating endostatin did not change following acute dynamic exercise, contradicts our hypothesis and conflicts with other reports ( Gu et al., 2004 ; Sponder et

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Bora Jin and Idethia Shevon Harvey

pride in their aging. These older adults have considered themselves good examples of healthy aging and appearing younger than their chronological age. Similarly, Greenlees et al.’s ( 2011 ) study revealed that older extreme exercisers were perceived more positively than nonexercisers in terms of bravery

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Mika R. Moran, Perla Werner, Israel Doron, Neta HaGani, Yael Benvenisti, Abby C. King, Sandra J. Winter, Jylana L. Sheats, Randi Garber, Hadas Motro and Shlomit Ergon

). This initiative is part of an ongoing international project named “our voice”, coordinated by the Stanford Healthy Aging Research and Technology Solutions Laboratory at Stanford University School of Medicine ( King et al., 2016 ). One of the goals of these initiatives, among others, was to examine the

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Abby Haynes, Catherine Sherrington, Geraldine Wallbank, David Lester, Allison Tong, Dafna Merom, Chris Rissel and Anne Tiedemann

, 2018 ; Koster et al., 2018 ; Stathi, Fox, & McKenna, 2002 ). Healthier aging has widespread social and economic benefits, contributing to lower health costs and higher rates of participation in the workforce, volunteering, and caring for family members ( Age UK, 2011 ; Batchelor et al., 2016

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Rachel Cholerton, Jeff Breckon, Joanne Butt and Helen Quirk

& Pedersen, 2018 ). In addition, this inactivity gap also increases from early adult life up until approximately 85 years old, showing the largest differences in a population which is 10 years poststatutory retirement age ( Farrell, Hollingsworth, Propper, & Shields, 2014 ). Healthy aging has been defined as

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Thomas A. Perks

research shows early exposure to physical activity plays a significant role in ensuring ongoing engagement in physical activity later in life. 40 These same cultural changes in how physical activity is understood and the awareness of its importance for healthy aging may also help account for the more

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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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Susan Paudel, Alice J. Owen, Stephane Heritier and Ben J. Smith

leisure-time and transport-related domains. 2 , 3 It plays a vital role in healthy aging and forms an essential component of rehabilitation and recovery programs. 4 Despite all these benefits, physical inactivity is emerging as a global pandemic, and 1 in 4 adults worldwide do not meet the World Health