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Julien Louis, Fabrice Vercruyssen, Olivier Dupuy and Thierry Bernard

.e., training, diet, sleep) and their physical capacities also represents a valuable resource to further the understanding of the biological aging process (i.e., not influenced by environmental factors, such as sedentariness) and strategies for healthy aging ( Lazarus & Harridge, 2017 ; Louis, Hausswirth, Easthope

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Annette J. Raynor, Fiona Iredale, Robert Crowther, Jane White and Julie Dare

Contemporary healthy aging strategies focus on supporting individuals to “age in place,” by maintaining their level of independence for as long as possible. Key to this is encouraging older people to be physically active, given that physical activity and exercise are associated with improved

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Harsh H. Buddhadev, Daniel L. Crisafulli, David N. Suprak and Jun G. San Juan

OA compared with healthy controls. We hypothesize that (1) individuals with knee OA would demonstrate interlimb asymmetry in crank power output, generating greater power with their less affected compared with their more affected leg. We also hypothesize that individuals in the healthy age- and sex

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Steven van Andel, Michael H. Cole and Gert-Jan Pepping

environment). A functional approach to healthy aging broadens the field to consider the person within the environment ( Vaz, Silva, Mancini, Carello, & Kinsella-Shaw, 2017 ). For instance, rather than prescribing lower limb strength training for fall prevention, practitioners could prescribe a functional

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Elske Stolte, Marijke Hopman-Rock, Marja J. Aartsen, Theo G. van Tilburg and Astrid Chorus

implementation of the program have been described elsewhere ( Hopman-Rock & Westhoff, 2002a , 2002b ; Westhoff & Hopman-Rock, 2002 ). The program covered several topics that are important for healthy aging such as healthy eating, PA, and safety in and around the house. In the current study the focus is on the

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Simone Pettigrew, Elissa Burton, Kaela Farrier, Anne-Marie Hill, Liz Bainbridge, Gill Lewin, Phil Airey and Keith Hill

Worldwide, the facilitation of healthy aging is a policy priority in an attempt to manage the substantial growth in health system costs forecast to result from population aging ( World Health Organization, 2015 ). Physical activity is critical to healthy aging, and strength training is a

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Kelsie M. Full, Eileen Johnson, Michelle Takemoto, Sheri J. Hartman, Jacqueline Kerr, Loki Natarajan, Ruth E. Patterson and Dorothy D. Sears

critical to develop lifestyle treatment guidelines that help this population minimize the risk of cancer recurrence. However, for survivors, public health efforts should not only be focused on staying cancer free, but also on healthy aging, free of all chronic conditions. In this study, multiple biomarkers

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Hsin-Yen Yen and Hsuan Hsu

( Gallè et al., 2017 ). A healthy lifestyle can help older adults preserve their abilities and functionality for healthy aging, especially in terms of healthy eating and active living (HEAL; Cheadle et al., 2018 ). HEAL is a beneficial strategy for preventing NCDs, prolonging older adults’ life

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Cassandra J. de Lacy-Vawdon, Ruth Klein, Joanna Schwarzman, Genevieve Nolan, Renee de Silva, David Menzies and Ben J. Smith

In response to the aging global population, the World Health Organization (WHO) is developing a Global Strategy and Action Plan on Aging and Health ( World Health Organization, 2015 ). Healthy aging has recently been re-framed to emphasize the capacity of individuals and the interactions between

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Rajni Rai, Michelle I. Jongenelis, Ben Jackson, Robert U. Newton and Simone Pettigrew

Populations are aging rapidly throughout the world ( United Nations, 2017 ). As a result, the prevalence of age-associated morbidity and disability is increasing, presenting a challenge to national infrastructures and healthcare systems ( Goldman et al., 2013 ). Accordingly, promoting healthy aging