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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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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

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Bianca Fernandes, Fabio Augusto Barbieri, Fernanda Zane Arthuso, Fabiana Araújo Silva, Gabriel Felipe Moretto, Luis Felipe Itikawa Imaizumi, Awassi Yophiwa Ngomane, Guilherme Veiga Guimarães and Emmanuel Gomes Ciolac

healthy age-matched individuals are required. Cardiovascular autonomic function impairments are generally accompanied by several hemodynamic alterations, which include high BP and PWV levels, as well as altered endothelial function markers. 9 , 10 A recent literature review showed that HIIT is equally

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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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Basia Belza, Christina E. Miyawaki, Peg Allen, Diane K. King, David X. Marquez, Dina L. Jones, Sarah Janicek, Dori Rosenberg and David R. Brown

referrals of older adults to specific venues could be made by senior services agencies, healthy aging advocates, and healthcare providers if that information were readily available. For example, prescription of a walking program by healthcare providers can be encouraged. This practice is supported by the

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Guy C. Wilson, Yorgi Mavros, Lotti Tajouri and Maria Fiatarone Singh

 al. ( 2014 ): an RCT from the LIFE-P study. Keogh et al. ( 2015 ): an UCT from the Never 2 Old study. PEDro = Physiotherapy Evidence Database; RCT = randomized controlled trials; UCT = uncontrolled trials; HEALTH ABC = the healthy aging and body composition cohort; LIFE-P = lifestyle interventions and

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Shani Batcir and Itshak Melzer

direction and ability to step quickly, which may be effective in reducing fall risks. The results suggest that adoption of active lifestyle could be an effective approach to contributing to healthy aging in older adults. A randomized controlled trial to investigate effects of a bicycling training program on

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Ellen Freiberger, Elisabeth Rydwik, Astrid Chorus, Erwin Tak, Christophe Delecluse, Federico Schena, Nina Waaler, Bob Laventure and Nico van Meeteren

be addressed. Challenge: Heterogeneity in Aging As is currently known, healthy aging, including active aging, is a privilege in most industrialized countries. Hopefully, the opportunity to be physically active and healthy will be available for an increasing number of people. It is also well known