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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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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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Helen M. Binkley and Lauren E. Rudd

encouraging exercise as an approach to combat these undesirable changes. Professional organizations have established guidelines and recommendations for health across the life span. The National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council’s report on Healthy Aging in Action 20 recommends 3 focus

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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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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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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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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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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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Amanda Zaleski, Beth Taylor, Braden Armstrong, Michael Puglisi, Priscilla Clarkson, Stuart Chipkin, Charles Michael White, Paul D. Thompson and Linda S. Pescatello

effort angina, but without stenosis ( Babur Guler et al., 2016 ). In a cross-sectional analysis, 50 women with cardiac syndrome X had lower 25(OH)D levels (9.8 ± 7.3 ng/ml) compared to healthy, age-matched controls (18.1 ± 7.9 ng/ml; p  < .001). Peak SBP to a GEST using the Bruce protocol was higher in

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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