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Annemarthe L. Herrema, Marjan J. Westerman, Ellen J.I. van Dongen, Urszula Kudla and Martijn Veltkamp

protein-exercise intervention amongst older adults. The trial focused on testing the feasibility of a combined protein-exercise intervention in a real-life setting, and exploring its potential impact, including physical functioning, strength, and body composition as a consequence of consuming > 25 grams

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Tania Pereira, John Durocher and Jamie Burr

Physical activity (PA) is a critical component of a healthy balanced lifestyle. When accumulated at the recommended volume and intensity, PA is associated with benefits such as a decrease in the risk of: cardiovascular disease, 1 diabetes, 2 cancer, 3 and impaired cognitive/physical function

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Joseph Peters, Ian Rice and Tyson Bull

’s functional level, ranging from Class 1.0 (minimum physical function) to Class 4.5 (maximum physical function), where higher class players tend to be more active close to the rim compared with lower class players who score more frequently from the perimeter ( Doi, Mutsuzaki, Tachibana, Wadano, & Iwai, 2018

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Carlos Ayán, Paulo Carvalho, Silvia Varela and José María Cancela

-form health survey (SF-36) 18 was used to identify the effects of the intervention on the QoL of the participants. The SF-36 measures 8 health attributes that may be classified according to 2 general dimensions of the health condition: physical (physical functioning, role limitations resulting from physical

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Gohei Kato, Tomoyuki Arai, Yasuhiro Morita and Hiroaki Fujita

, Depledge, & Fleming, 2017 ). To promote outdoor activity among community-dwelling older adults, key elements include not only personal factors, such as age, sex, and physical functioning ( Fujita et al., 2004 ; Suzukawa, Shimada, Kobayashi, & Suzuki, 2010 ), but also built environmental factors ( Bird et

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María Hernández, Fabrício Zambom-Ferraresi, Pilar Cebollero, Javier Hueto, José Antonio Cascante and María M. Antón

with COPD. Along these lines, frequent breaks in sedentary time may consider a potential intervention for improving physical function in older adults ( Sardinha et al., 2015 ) and light-intensity physical activity is associated with a better physical health in older adults ( Buman et al., 2010

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Sinéad O’Keeffe, Niamh Ní Chéilleachair and Siobhán O’Connor

fear avoidance to physical function and pain intensity in injured athletes? Clin Orthop Relat Res . 2018 ; 476 ( 4 ): 754 – 763 . PubMed ID: 29480885 doi:10.1007/s11999.0000000000000085 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000085 29480885 34. Bhatt NG , Sheth MS , Vyas NJ . Correlation of fear

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Lennart Raudsepp and Eva-Maria Riso

Balfour , J.L. , & Kaplan , G.A. ( 2002 ). Neighborhood environment and loss of physical function in older adults: evidence from the Alameda county study . American Journal of Epidemiology, 155 , 507 – 515 . PubMed doi:10.1093/aje/155.6.507 10.1093/aje/155.6.507 Brosse , A.L. , Sheets , E

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Daniel Leightley, Moi Hoon Yap, Jessica Coulson, Mathew Piasecki, James Cameron, Yoann Barnouin, Jon Tobias and Jamie S. McPhee

rise correlated inversely with both AP and ML sway when balancing with eyes closed ( r  = –.327, p  = .045; and r  = –.422, p  = .008, respectively). Discussion There is little doubt that regular physical activity helps to preserve health and physical function into older age and reduce risks of

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Carol M. Vos, Denise M. Saint Arnault, Laura M. Struble, Nancy A. Gallagher and Janet L. Larson

services offered to individuals. Shopping, meal preparation, and housekeeping services provided by most AL facilities may contribute to low levels of PA and increased disability and frailty ( Mihalko & Wickley, 2003 ; Stefanacci, 2010 ). Although AL residents value PA as a means to maximize physical