1.02 Recreation can prolong independent living for seniors by reducing disease and impairment. (active living, fitness, sport)
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[Jul 27 2017]
Health benefits of tai chi What is the evidence?
There is abundant evidence on the health and fitness effects of tai chi.
[Jul 24 2017]
Impact of aquatic exercise on functional capacity, balance, and fatigue in MS
Aquatic exercise training improved functional capacity, balance, and perceptions of fatigue in women with MS.
[Jul 24 2017]
Effects of aerobic exercise on brain metabolism & grey matter in older adults
Stable choline concentrations in the intervention group over the 3 month period might indicate a neuroprotective effect of aerobic exercise. Choline might constitute a valid marker for an effect of...
[Jul 13 2017]
Effects of resistance training on cardiovascular function in PD patients
Progressive RT improved cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction in patients with Parkinson's Disease.
[Jun 22 2017]
Exercise to prevent falls in older adults: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis
Exercise as a single intervention can prevent falls in community-dwelling older people. Exercise programmes that challenge balance and are of a higher dose have larger effects.
[Apr 03 2017]
Environmental Facilitators and Physical Activity of Older Adults
High walkability of the living environment provides opportunities for physical activity in old age.
[Feb 14 2017]
Physical activity and Disability in Older Adults
A structured physical activity intervention reduces reported severe mobility disability and difficulty on mobility tasks in older adults with functional limitations.
[Dec 27 2016]
Running—It Does the Brain Good
In this study the runners showed greater function connectivity within several areas of the brain, including the frontal cortex, where cognitive functions like planning, decision-making and the...
[Nov 24 2015]
Leisure-time Physical Activity, Body Mass Index, and Risk of Dementia
Maintaining high or increasing leisure-time physical activity after midlife was associated with lower dementia risk, benefits being more pronounced among men, overweight individuals.
[Oct 19 2015]
Organized Sports and Quality of Life in People With Neurologic Disabilities
Adults with a spinal cord injury who engaged in organized sports reported decreased depression and anxiety, increased life satisfaction, and increased opportunity for gainful employment compared...
[Sep 15 2015]
Fitness-related Brain Activation is Associated with Better Cognitive Performance in Older Adults
An active lifestyle that supports cardiorespiratory fitness may be an effective and accessible way to combat the negative aspects of the cognitive aging proces.
[Jun 29 2015]
Exercise as a Therapy in Adults With Multiple Sclerosis
Exercise improves walking speed and endurance in patients with multiple sclerosis.