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Allyson Brothers and Manfred Diehl

, therefore, result in favorable consequences for health and physical functioning. Taken together, the presented evidence provides the foundation upon which we have developed the Aging Plus program. The Aging Plus Intervention: Theoretical Background and Curriculum Theoretical Background The Aging Plus

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Suguru Ando, Yumi Higuchi, Tomomi Kitagawa, Tatsunori Murakami and Emiko Todo

, marital status, and presence or absence of cohabiting family. Body mass index was calculated from height and weight. Subsequently, measurement of physical activity by accelerometers, which recorded the number of steps (primary outcome) and evaluations of daily living physical functions (secondary outcomes

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Bente M. Raafs, Esther G.A. Karssemeijer, Lizzy Van der Horst, Justine A. Aaronson, Marcel G.M. Olde Rikkert and Roy P.C. Kessels

. The physical category included bodily pain, pain, physical activity, physical component, physical composite, physical functioning, physical health, physical health QoL, physical QoL, physical role, role limitation due to physical health problems, role physical, and role-physical. The psychological

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Ashley A. Herda, Brianna D. McKay, Trent J. Herda, Pablo B. Costa, Jeffrey R. Stout and Joel T. Cramer

. standing cable training to improve physical function in elderly . Experimental Gerontology, 82, 131 – 138 . PubMed ID: 27354031 doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2016.06.012 Bauer , J. , Biolo , G. , Cederholm , T. , Cesari , M. , Cruz-Jentoft , A.J. , Morley , J.E. , . . . Boirie , Y. ( 2013

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Johanna M. Hoch, Megan N. Houston, Shelby E. Baez and Matthew C. Hoch

increased FAB related to physical activity and sport and decreased physical function on the mDPA-Physical. Furthermore, we identified increased FAB on both the FABQ-Sport and FABQ-PA for the ACLR-PS group compared with the Control group. Previous literature has examined fear of reinjury in a post

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Michael J. LaMonte, I-Min Lee, Eileen Rillamas-Sun, John Bellettiere, Kelly R. Evenson, David M. Buchner, Chongzhi Di, Cora E. Lewis, Dori E. Rosenberg, Marcia L. Stefanick and Andrea Z. LaCroix

measures are, overall and according to participant age, race/ethnicity, body mass index, and physical functioning level; and (3) whether associations with prevalence of poor health status is similar for questionnaire and device measures, after adjusting for potential confounding factors. Methods Study

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Melissa Bittner

/severe disabilities and students with limited mobility (e.g., Motor Activity Training Program, [ Special Olympics International, 1989 ], CTAPE and LaMAP Assessment Supplement [ Louisiana Department of Education, 2015 ]). In Chapter 7, the authors progress to discussing the topic of physical function (e

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Kelly P. Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Celina Shirazipour and Krystn Orr

physical activity interventions (both lifestyle physical activity and exercise) for improving physical functioning, psychological well-being, and/or physical activity participation in persons with disabilities. One of the strengths highlighted in this line of research is its diverse use of intervention

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Ece Acar, Tamer Çankaya and Serkan Öner

, physical function, and physical role difficulty scores were applied as subscale of short form-36. Thickness of trunk muscles was determined with anteroposterior (AP) diameter measurement using ultrasound imaging in upper rectus abdominis (URA), central rectus abdominis (CRA), lower rectus abdominis (LRA

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Shirit Kamil-Rosenberg, Mary L. Greaney, Tsivia Hochman and Carol Ewing Garber

active and improve their physical function ( Berg et al., 2012 ; Brach, Simonsick, Kritchevsky, Yaffe, & Newman, 2004 ; Chakravarty et al., 2008 ; Greaney et al., 2008 ; Miller, Rejeski, Reboussin, Ten Have, & Ettinger 2000 ; Reynolds & Silverstein, 2003 ). Therefore, modifying health behaviors can