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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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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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John D. McCamley, Eric L. Cutler, Kendra K. Schmid, Shane R. Wurdeman, Jason M. Johanning, Iraklis I. Pipinos and Sara A. Myers

knee and hip. Peak power differences were observed for ankle power generation in late stance, knee power absorption and generation during early stance, and knee power absorption during late stance. Table 1 Univariate Comparison Between Patients With PAD and Healthy Age-Matched Controls Control PAD t

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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