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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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