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Breanne S. Baker, Kelsey J. Weitzel, Lisa A. Royse, Kristin Miller, Trent M. Guess, Stephen D. Ball and Dana L. Duren

upper and lower body flexibility, may indirectly mitigate fall risk in older adults. The interrelatedness of PA and sleep quality and their concomitant associations with healthy aging and reduced fall risk makes each of these key targets for intervention outcomes ( Freburger, Callahan, Shreffler

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Cátia Paixão, Ana Tavares and Alda Marques

). Lower-extremity function in cognitively healthy aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer’s disease . Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 91 ( 4 ), 584 – 588 . PubMed ID: 20382291 doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.11.020 Enright , P.L. , Kronmal , R.A. , Manolio , T.A. , Schenker

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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