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Ali Brian, An De Meester, Aija Klavina, J. Megan Irwin, Sally Taunton, Adam Pennell and Lauren J. Lieberman

surrounding physical activity and choosing to be active for enjoyment is a facet of independence. Independence is a chief outcome desired for individuals with VI ( Lieberman, Ponchillia, & Ponchillia, 2013 ). Thus, any medium that can promote perceived motor competence and competence satisfaction regarding

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Vera Ramos, Eliana V. Carraça, Teresa Paiva and Fátima Baptista

seems to be inferior (score of 20 out of 24) to the number of limitations that determine the physical independence of the older adults to perform the ADL (score of 14 out of 24) ( Rikli & Jones, 2013 ). Exercise professionals, who routinely evaluate the physical function of older adults living in the

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Emily Arentson-Lantz, Elfego Galvan, Adam Wacher, Christopher S. Fry and Douglas Paddon-Jones

analysis. This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health ( R01 NR012973 to D. Paddon-Jones) and in part by the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center grant ( P30 AG024832 ) and the National Center for Research Resources ( 1UL1RR029876 ). The study was conducted with the

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Adrián Hernández-Vicente, Alejandro Santos-Lozano, Carmen Mayolas-Pi, Gabriel Rodríguez-Romo, Helios Pareja-Galeano, Natalia Bustamante, Eva M. Gómez-Trullén, Alejandro Lucia and Nuria Garatachea

.5) and number of drugs consumed (2.1 vs. 9.9) by nonagenarians was greater. However, nonagenarians showed greater independence in the activities of daily living. Table 1 Descriptive Characteristics of Centenarians and Nonagenarians Group Outcome Centenarians Nonagenarians Age (years) 100.8 ± 0.8 (100

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Bettina Callary, Chelsea Currie and Bradley W. Young

on athletes’ personal growth and development, (d) gradually relinquish control and foster independence, (e) provide opportunities for athletes to solve problems and make decisions, and (f) individualize the coaching process. Lyle ( 2002 ) posited that HC activities engender key qualities of self

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Melitta A. McNarry

pulmonary V ˙ O 2 response times. While this explanation may indeed contribute to the shorter phase I duration I reported in younger children, the oxygen delivery independence during both moderate- and heavy-intensity exercise suggested within the review indicates that these shorter transit times do not

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Jörg Krieger, Lindsay Parks Pieper and Ian Ritchie

industry (and beyond). This grants them independence from Olympic governors. Perhaps as the most notable example, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the international governing body for the sport of football, opted to install its own world championships in 1930. The IOC’s strict

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Bradley D. Hatfield, Calvin M. Lu and Jo B. Zimmerman

that are meaningful to them (e.g., rising from a chair and walking to the washroom in an attempt to maintain independence). A phrase that is often used to describe the content of kinesiology is that of health and human performance, and the health dimension is essentially intertwined with performance in

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Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, Anthony Papathomas, Jonathan Foster, Eleanor Quested and Nikos Ntoumanis

stave off the threat of physical and cognitive decline. For most participants, whether active or otherwise, physical activity was interpreted as a means to maintain health and therefore maintain independence. Claire, 69 years of age, articulated her own independence-related motivation: These days, if

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Rachael C. Stone, Zina Rakhamilova, William H. Gage and Joseph Baker

, psychological, cognitive, and psychosocial health and independence ( Rowe & Kahn, 1987 ). Given the vast benefits, physical activity has been increasingly promoted as a tool for optimizing the likelihood of aging “successfully” ( Gothe & McAuley, 2015 ; Forbes, Forbes, Blake, Thiessen, & Forbes, 2015 ; Menec