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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

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Kelly A. Mackintosh, Nicola D. Ridgers, Rachel E. Evans and Melitta A. McNarry

using a nonelastic anthropometric tape (Seca Ltd, Birmingham, UK) at the narrowest point between the bottom of the ribs and the iliac crest. Healthy age- and sex-matched counterparts were asked to attend one laboratory session at Swansea University for all measurements to be undertaken. All participants

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Gohei Kato, Tomoyuki Arai, Yasuhiro Morita and Hiroaki Fujita

Japan, 2018 ). As a strategy for dealing with the rapidly aging population and aimed at achieving healthy aging, a public health framework ( Beard et al., 2016 ) has become vital. As a means of enhancing the health of older adults, the facilitation of their participation in activities, particularly

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Danielle L. Gyemi, Charles Kahelin, Nicole C. George and David M. Andrews

. Tabachnick BG , Fidell LS . Using Multivariate Statistics . 6th ed. Boston, MA : Pearson Education ; 2013 . 21. Baumgartner RN . Body composition in healthy aging . Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2000 ; 904 : 437 – 448 . PubMed doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2000.tb06498.x 10

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Katie L. Cederberg, Robert W. Motl and Edward McAuley

-Morrow , E.A.L. , & Roberts , B.W. ( 2016 ). Physical activity and healthy aging with multiple sclerosis: Literature review and research directions . US Neurology, 12 , 29 – 33 . doi:10.17925/USN.2016.12.01.29 10.17925/USN.2016.12.01.29 Motl , R.W. , Zhu , W. , Park , Y. , McAuley , E. , Scott

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Sofia W. Manta, Paula F. Sandreschi, Thiago S. Matias, Camila Tomicki and Tânia R.B. Benedetti

for Healthy Aging (TSHA) . PLoS ONE, 11 , 1 – 9 . de Oliveira , A. , Cocate , P.G. , Hermsdorff , H.H.M. , Bressan , J. , de Silva , M.F. , Rodrigues , J.A. , & Natali , A.J. ( 2014 ). Waist circumference risk for metabolic syndrome in older adults measures: Cutoff analyses to

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Jairo H. Migueles, Alex V. Rowlands, Florian Huber, Séverine Sabia and Vincent T. van Hees

questionnaire data ( Bell et al., 2015 ); 3) the association between moderate and vigorous physical activity and healthy aging was evident whether the activity was performed in short (<10 minutes) or long (≥10 minutes) bouts ( Menai et al., 2017 ). Results from the UK Biobank also showed 1) people with

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Allysiê Priscilla de Souza Cavina, Eduardo Pizzo Junior, Aryane Flauzino Machado, Taíse Mendes Biral, Leonardo Kesrouani Lemos, Caio Russo Dutra Rodrigues, Carlos Marcelo Pastre and Franciele Marques Vanderlei

, Heymsfield SB . Systematic organization of body-composition methodology: an overview with emphasis on component-based . Am J Clin Nutr . 1995 ; 61 ( 3 ): 457 – 465 . PubMed ID: 7872207 doi:10.1093/ajcn/61.3.457 7872207 10.1093/ajcn/61.3.457 4. Baumgartner RN . Body composition in healthy aging . Ann

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Manon L. Dontje, Calum F. Leask, Juliet Harvey, Dawn A. Skelton and Sebastien F.M. Chastin

promote healthy aging and well-being ( Australian Government, Department of Health, 2014 ; Department of Health, 2011 ; Department of Health, Physical Activity, Health Improvement and Protection, 2011 ). In order to develop effective interventions, it is crucial to identify when, why, and how older