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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

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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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Ziva M. Rosker, Jernej Rosker and Nejc Sarabon

, osteoporosis, spondylolisthesis, and any deformity of lower extremities. In the control group, healthy age- and gender-matched participants with no locomotor system injury or illness in the last year were included. The exclusion criteria were identical to the ones for the experimental group. Measurement

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Kristin M. Mills, Scott Sadler, Karen Peterson and Lorrin Pang

Balance and author of the book Move With Balance: Healthy Aging Activities for the Mind and Body . K.M.M., S.S., and L.P. have no conflicts of interest. This research was conducted by the Maui District Health Office. There were no funding sources as the MWB program was taught by K.P., and the data 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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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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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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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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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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Disa J. Smee, Anthony Walker, Ben Rattray, Julie A. Cooke, Ben G. Serpell and Kate L. Pumpa

/4364.0.55.001~2014-15~Main%20Features~Overweight%20and%20obesity~22 . Baumgartner , R.N. ( 2000 ). Body composition in healthy aging . Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 904 ( 1 ), 437 – 448 . PubMed ID: 10865787 doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2000.tb06498.x 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2000.tb06498.x