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Maria-Christina Kosteli, Jennifer Cumming and Sarah E. Williams

healthy aging. However, it is important to first understand the key determinants of PA behavior in this population, and how techniques that can increase PA relate to the different determinants. One of the most popular theories used to explain PA behavior in middle-aged and older adults is social cognitive

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Steve Amireault, John M. Baier and Jonathan R. Spencer

Physical activity is one of the most effective strategies to promote healthy aging. Regular engagement in physical activity is associated with reduced risk of falls and chronic diseases (e.g., cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, breast and colon cancers); heightened mitigation

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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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Lene Levy-Storms, Lin Chen and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

in community-dwelling older adults . European Journal of Ageing, 11 ( 1 ), 67 – 75 . PubMed ID: 28804315 10.1007/s10433-013-0283-7 Frank , L. , Kerr , J. , Rosenberg , D. , & King , A. ( 2010 ). Healthy aging and where you live: Community design relationships with physical activity and

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Matthieu Dagenais, Nancy M. Salbach, Dina Brooks and Kelly K. O’Brien

multimorbidity. Physical activity can help to promote healthy aging while addressing disability experienced by adults living with HIV. 11 – 13 Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recommend that adults (18 y and older) should engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity aerobic physical

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Mary O. Whipple, Erica N. Schorr, Kristine M.C. Talley, Ruth Lindquist, Ulf G. Bronas and Diane Treat-Jacobson

& Science in Sports & Exercise, 46 ( 2 ), 219 – 224 . PubMed ID: 23860416 doi:10.1249/MSS.0b013e3182a44164 10.1249/MSS.0b013e3182a44164 Lowsky , D.J. , Olshansky , S.J. , Bhattacharya , J. , & Goldman , D.P. ( 2014 ). Heterogeneity in healthy aging . The Journals of Gerontology, Series A

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Lena Hübner, Solveig Vieluf, Ben Godde and Claudia Voelcker-Rehage

supported by a grant of the German Research Foundation (VO-15/1 Re-LOAD, GO-8 Re-LOAD) and belongs to the re-LOAD project (Motor skill Learning in Older ADults: Neurocognitive correlates, individual differences, and interventions to enable healthy aging) . The authors declare that there is no conflict of

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Marlene A. Dixon and Per G. Svensson

:oso/9780199601936.001.0001 Walsh , D.W. , Green , B.C. , Holahan , C. , Cance , J. , & Lee , D. ( 2019 ). Healthy aging: An evaluation of sport as a resource for older adults in retirement . Journal of Leisure Research, 50 ( 7 ), 1 – 25 . 10.1080/00222216.2018.1554092 Welty Peachey , J. ( 2016

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Anna-Eva Prick, Jacomine de Lange, Erik Scherder, Jos Twisk and Anne Margriet Pot

-analysis . Orlando : Academic Press . Hess , N.C. , Dieberg , G. , McFarlane , J.R. , & Smart , N.A. ( 2014 ). The effect of exercise intervention on cognitive performance in persons at risk of, or with, dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis . Healthy Aging Research , 3 , 3 . doi:10.12715/har

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on 11 pairs of healthy age-matched pre- and post-menopausal women. The age-related decline in FMD was linear in both sexes; however, FMD declined at a faster rate in women compared with men (-0.061% and -0.032% per year increase in age, respectively). There was no difference between pre- and