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Susana Carrapatoso, Greet Cardon, Delfien Van Dyck, Joana Carvalho and Freja Gheysen

relations inherent to exercise participation are associated with subjective well-being in older adults ( McAuley et al., 2000 ). Moreover, poor functional status is one of the most important cause of late-life depressive symptoms ( Blazer & Hybels, 2005 ), which could be reverted by the participation on

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Catherine E. Tong, Joanie Sims Gould and Heather A. McKay

improve participants’ self-assessed quality of life ( Rejeski & Mihalko, 2001 ). Engagement in low-intensity PA can improve functional status and contribute to “disability-free life expectancy” ( Feinglass et al., 2005 , p. 879). This emphasis on low-intensity PA is consistent with Taylor et al.’s ( 2008

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Claire L. Cleland, Sara Ferguson, Paul McCrorie, Jasper Schipperijn, Geraint Ellis and Ruth F. Hunter

data processing ( Migueles et al., 2017 ). Furthermore, older adults can be heterogeneous in terms of age and/or health/functional status potentially requiring even more detailed supplementary guidance. Table 1 Criteria Considerations During the Data Processing Stage of an Accelerometry Study Criteria

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Timothy J. Walker, Jessica M. Tullar, Pamela M. Diamond, Harold W. Kohl III and Benjamin C. Amick III

helpful to better design physical activity components of worksite health promotion programs to help reduce presenteeism. Muscle-strengthening exercises can help maintain muscle and bone health as well as enhance functional status. 5 Muscle-strengthening activities have also been shown to improve body

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João Pedro Nunes, Alex S. Ribeiro, Analiza M. Silva, Brad J. Schoenfeld, Leandro dos Santos, Paolo M. Cunha, Matheus A. Nascimento, Crisieli M. Tomeleri, Hellen C.G. Nabuco, Melissa Antunes, Letícia T. Cyrino and Edilson S. Cyrino

& Exercise, 41 ( 3 ), 687 – 708 . doi:10.1249/MSS.0b013e3181915670 Barbat-Artigas , S. , Rolland , Y. , Zamboni , M. , & Aubertin-Leheudre , M. ( 2012 ). How to assess functional status: A new muscle quality index . The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 16 ( 1 ), 67 – 77 . doi:10.1007/s

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Sheena S. Philip, Joy C. Macdermid, Saranya Nair, Dave Walton and Ruby Grewal

. PubMed ID: 25816705 doi:10.1016/j.injury.2015.03.016 10.1016/j.injury.2015.03.016 Arnold , C.M. , Dal Bello-Haas , V.P. , Farthing , J.P. , Crockett , K.L. , Haver , C.R.A. , Johnston , G. , & Basran , J. ( 2016 ). Falls and wrist fracture: Relationship to women’s functional status after

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Sarah M. Coppola, Philippe C. Dixon, Boyi Hu, Michael Y.C. Lin and Jack T. Dennerlein

keyboards on severity of symptoms and functional status of individuals with work related upper extremity disorders . J Occup Rehabil . 2006 ; 16 : 707 – 718 . PubMed ID: 17086502 doi:10.1007/s10926-006-9054-z 10.1007/s10926-006-9054-z 15. Ziba . Can Ergonomics find a place in the home? . 1994 https

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

, C.N. , Kasper , J.D. , Ohayon , M.M. , Rebok , G.W. , Skidmore , E. , . . . Reynolds , C.F. ( 2014 ). Association between insomnia symptoms and functional status in U.S. older adults . The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences & Social Sciences, 69 , S35 – 41

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A. Stefanie Mikolaizak, Jochen Klenk, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Michael D. Denkinger, Kilian Rapp and for the ActiFE Study Group

. PubMed ID: 17671236 doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.185650 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.185650 Newsom , J.T. , & Schulz , R. ( 1996 ). Social support as a mediator in the relation between functional status and quality of life in older adults . Psychology and Aging, 11 ( 1 ), 34 – 44 . doi:10

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David B. Creel, Leslie M. Schuh, Robert L. Newton Jr, Joseph J. Stote and Brenda M. Cacucci

and precludes accurate assessment of functional status in elderly patients with congestive heart failure . J Card Failure . 2000 ; 6 : 300 – 305 . PubMed doi:10.1054/jcaf.2000.19222 10.1054/jcaf.2000.19222 15. Myers RS , Roth DL . Perceived benefits of and barriers to exercise and stage of