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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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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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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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Aubrey Newland, Rich Gitelson and W. Eric Legg

reduction in the risk of falls leading to hip or vertebral fractures ( Sherrington et al., 2019 ). The question is no longer whether physical activity is an important factor in healthy aging, but what can be done to encourage and to keep older adults to maintain physical active lifestyles. Extensive

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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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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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Werner F. Helsen, Nikola Medic, Janet L. Starkes and Andrew M. Williams

constituent year effect impacts participation and performance in middle- and older-aged athletes is currently unknown. Such knowledge is crucial if we are to encourage extended participation in sport to promote successful and healthy aging through sport ( Geard, Rebar, Reaburn, & Dionigi, 2018 ; McKendry

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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