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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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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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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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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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Catherine E. Tong, Joanie Sims Gould and Heather A. McKay

. , & Stathokostas , L. ( 2014 ). Correlates of extended sitting time in older adults: An exploratory cross-sectional analysis of the Canadian Community Health Survey Healthy Aging Cycle . International Journal of Public Health, 59 ( 6 ), 983 – 991 . PubMed ID: 24474191 doi:10.1007/s00038-014-0540-3 10.1007/s

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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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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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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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Charlotte Woods, Lesley Glover and Julia Woodman

Alexander technique practitioners walk differently than healthy age-matched controls . Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 20 ( 4 ), 751 – 760 . PubMed ID: 27814855 doi:10.1016/j.jbmt.2016.04.009 10.1016/j.jbmt.2016.04.009 Jones , F.P . ( 1997 ). Freedom to change: The development and science