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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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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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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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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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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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Urska Arnautovska, Frances O’Callaghan and Kyra Hamilton

In response to the aging of the global population and the significant implications for current health systems ( WHO, 2012 ), governments have been encouraged to facilitate physical activity (PA) as one of the key drivers supporting healthy aging ( WHO, 2002 ). There is evidence that PA has

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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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Jordan Deneau, Sean Horton and Paula M. van Wyk

Diego Cohort of the Women’s Health Initiative . Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 11 ( 6 ), 1070 – 1077 . PubMed ID: 23963780 doi:10.1123/jpah.2012-0159 10.1123/jpah.2012-0159 Kerr , J. , Rosenberg , D. , & Frank , L. ( 2012 ). The role of the built environment in healthy aging

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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