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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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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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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

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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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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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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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Philip von Rosen and Maria Hagströmer

and gender: a quantitative study . Healthy Aging Res . 2016 ; 5 ( 5 ), 1 – 10 . doi:10.12715/har.2016.5.1 10.1097/01.HXR.0000511864.85548.25 11. Molarius A , Janson S . Self-rated health, chronic diseases, and symptoms among middle-aged and elderly men and women . J Clin Epidemiol . 2002

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A. Stefanie Mikolaizak, Jochen Klenk, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Michael D. Denkinger, Kilian Rapp and for the ActiFE Study Group

most time out-of-home, albeit with low PA, was social contacts. However, social contacts may positively affect other components of healthy aging, such as quality of life and mood disorders ( Newsom & Schulz, 1996 ).The highest PA levels were observed in participants who undertook recreational sport. A