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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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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

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Jill Alexander and David Rhodes

power >0.7; P  < .05). Participants adhered to the following inclusion criteria: healthy; aged between 18 and 40 years; no history of lower-limb musculoskeletal injury in the past 6 months; no neurological disease; and no known contraindications to cryotherapy or cold, such as Raynaud. 13 Advice

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Andrea L. Hergenroeder, Bethany Barone Gibbs, Mary P. Kotlarczyk, Subashan Perera, Robert J. Kowalsky and Jennifer S. Brach

Physical activity is an essential part of healthy aging given the widespread, well-documented benefits for older adults ( DiPietro, 2001 ). Despite this, older adults are the least likely group to achieve physical activity recommendations and spend the most time in sedentary behavior ( Seguin et

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Rebecca L. Krupenevich and Ross H. Miller

normal, healthy aging. This study’s scope is limited, and the participants in this study consisted of healthy and highly physically active young and older men, which may limit the generalizability of the results to a more typical, less physically active, older adult population, to older women, who were

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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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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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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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Juliana Souza de Oliveira, Catherine Sherrington, Louise Rowling and Anne Tiedemann

may be more likely to facilitate long-term attendance, and older people can benefit from regular physical activity to maintain physical, social, and mental health and realize healthy aging. Strengths and Limitations To the best of our knowledge, this study is one of the first to describe the