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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

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Anne Sofie B. Malling, Bo M. Morberg, Lene Wermuth, Ole Gredal, Per Bech and Bente R. Jensen

depends on the task complexity and changes with both healthy aging and PD ( Maidan et al., 2016 ; Seidler et al., 2010 ). A recent functional magnetic resonance imaging study indicated a reorganization of the cortical activity during complex finger tapping in PD compared to healthy peers. The authors

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Nicolas Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Stéphane Sinnapah, Olivier Hue and Guillaume R. Coudevylle

studies have reviewed the beneficial effects of mindfulness on healthy aging, particularly with regard to attention, inflammation, and physical and emotional well-being ( Foutain-Zaragoza & Prakash, 2017 ; Geiger et al., 2016 ). In addition to the beneficial effects noted in earlier studies, the results

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Diana Castaneda-Gameros, Sabi Redwood and Janice L. Thompson

focusing on reducing a sedentary lifestyle by increasing LPA has been suggested as a more effective way of promoting healthy aging, instead of focusing on achieving aerobic fitness among the more sedentary and frailer older adults ( Buman et al., 2010 ; Paterson, Jones, & Rice, 2007 ). Nonetheless

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Mark A. Sutherlin, L. Colby Mangum, Jay Hertel, Susan A. Saliba and Joseph M. Hart

individuals did not complete USI based on the inclusion and exclusion screening criteria, and one participant did not have complete anthropometric data and was subsequently removed. A total of 34 healthy (age: 22 ± 7 years) and 24 H×LBP individuals (age: 24 ± 9 years) were used in the final analysis (Table  2

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Jonathan M. Casper and Jung-Hwan Jeon

activity is essential to healthy aging . Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion . Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/older_adults/index.htm Chen , I. ( 2017 ) Pickleball for all: The cross

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Etem Curuk, Yunju Lee and Alexander S. Aruin

with stroke. Methods Participants Nine individuals with stroke and five healthy age-matched adults participated in the study. The stroke diagnosis was established by attending neurologists based on clinical presentation, the neurological findings, and imaging studies. A pool of prospective subjects

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Timothy A. Kulpa, Jamie Mansell, Anne Russ and Ryan Tierney

sustained on treadmill testing once per day, 5–6 days per week, until symptoms were no longer exacerbated upon exercise. 12 subjects (4 male, 8 female; ages 17–52). Three groups: (a) PCS controlled exercise (n = 4); (b) PCS placebo stretching (n = 4); (c) healthy age/gender-matched control group (n = 4

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Samuel R. Nyman

, including the promotion of active and healthy aging ( Annear et al., 2014 ; WHO, 2002 , 2010 ), and for communities and societies be more inclusive and “dementia friendly” ( Department of Health, 2012 ; WHO, 2012 ). For example, environments designed to encourage people to be more physically active via

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Brianna J. Stubbs, Pete J. Cox, Tom Kirk, Rhys D. Evans and Kieran Clarke

Declaration of Helsinki. Participants were healthy, aged 21–42 years, with no history of major illness and provided written informed consent with a confidential medical questionnaire prior to inclusion. Females were not pregnant or planning pregnancy. Anthropometric characteristics are shown in Table  1