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Wonjae Choi and Seungwon Lee

.1080/01924788.2012.696235 10.1080/01924788.2012.696235 Ceria-Ulep , C.D. , Grove , J. , Chen , R. , Masaki , K.H. , Rodriguez , B.L. , Donlon , T.A. , . . . Curb , J.D. ( 2010 ). Physical aspects of healthy aging: Assessments of three measures of balance for studies in middle-aged and older adults . Current

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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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Paige M. Watkins, Elissa Burton and Anne-Marie Hill

that participating in exercise which meets the recommended guidelines for older community-dwelling adults, which includes muscle strengthening activities at least 2 days a week, has positive effects on physical function and supports healthy aging ( Department of Health, 2011 ; Haff & Triplett, 2016

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Dan M. Cooper

proof of principle study . Appl Physiol Nutr Metab . 2012 ; 37 : 308 – 14 . PubMed ID: 22452609 doi:10.1139/h2012-003 10.1139/h2012-003 22452609 18. Briggs AM , Cross MJ , Hoy DG , et al . Musculoskeletal health conditions represent a global threat to healthy aging: a report for the 2015

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Andreas Heissel, Anou Pietrek, Michael A. Rapp, Stephan Heinzel and Geoffrey Williams

Healthy aging plays an important role in times of demographic change, with increasing rates of older people and falling birth rates in western societies. Empirical work demonstrates that regular exercise training can improve physical health (e.g., by decreasing fall rates ( El-Khoury, Cassou

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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

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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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Ashley A. Herda, Brianna D. McKay, Trent J. Herda, Pablo B. Costa, Jeffrey R. Stout and Joel T. Cramer

and perceived healthy aging among physically active older adults: A cross-sectional analysis of the Canadian longitudinal study on aging . Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 31 ( 9 ), 1257 – 1263 . doi: 10.1007/s40520-018-1079-6 Cramer , J.T. , Cruz-Jentoft , A.J. , Landi , F

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Claire R. Jenkin, Rochelle M. Eime, Hans Westerbeek and Jannique G.Z. van Uffelen

encourage healthy aging. The World Health Organization’s Global Strategy and Action Plan on Aging and Health 2016–2020 ( World Health Organization, 2016 ) argues that age friendly environments need to be developed to enable older adults to engage in a healthy lifestyle, which reflects the concept that

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Karim Korchi, Frédéric Noé, Noëlle Bru and Thierry Paillard

( 11 ), 1919 – 1926 . PubMed ID: 24219193 doi:10.1111/jgs.12531 10.1111/jgs.12531 Dettmer , M. , Pourmoghaddam , A. , Lee , B.C. , & Layne , C.S. ( 2016 ). Associations between tactile sensory threshold and postural performance and effects of healthy aging and subthreshold vibrotactile