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  2. PA, physical functioning and disability risk in mobility-limited older adults
    2017 - USA

    Greater changes in physical activity behavior measured objectively were associated with clinically meaningful improvements in physical functioning and reductions in the development of major...

  3. Circuit resistance training effective to enhance muscle older & middle age
    2017 - USA

    CRT is a valid alternative to conventional RT. Its shorter duration and lower intensity relative to traditional RT, may increase adherence to training in older adults.

  4. Short-term exer intervention-cardiovascular functions and QoL of CHF patients
    2016 - Asia

    Short-term exercise intervention can significantly improve the aerobic capacity, CO, and QoL of CHF patients.

  5. Effects of aerobic exercise on brain metabolism & grey matter in older adults
    2017 - Germany

    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...

  6. Exercise to prevent falls in older adults: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis
    2016 - England

    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.

  7. Environmental Facilitators and Physical Activity of Older Adults
    2017 - Finland

    High walkability of the living environment provides opportunities for physical activity in old age. 

  8. Physical activity and Disability in Older Adults
    2017 - USA

    A structured physical activity intervention reduces reported severe mobility disability and difficulty on mobility tasks in older adults with functional limitations.

  9. Physical Activity Slows Biological Aging
    2017 - USA

    A low amount of physical activity appeared to create a biological age gap of eight years between those women who exercised and those that did not.

  10. Heart Failure Risk Reduced in Older Adults with Moderate Physical Activity
    2015 - USA

    In older adults, the risk of heart failure can be cut in half by adherence to key protective lifestyle factors, including modest physical activity, in addition to not smoking and a healthy weight.

  11. A Chapter a Day: Reading and Longevity
    2016 - USA

    Researchers found that avid readers lived on average almost two years longer than those who did not read. 

  12. Physical Activity and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke in Older Adults
    2015 - USA

    Even late in life, moderate physical activity such as walking and gardening is linked to lower incidence of heart attacks and stroke. 

  13. Fitness-related Brain Activation is Associated with Better Cognitive Performance in Older Adults
    2015 - USA

    An active lifestyle that supports cardiorespiratory fitness may be an effective and accessible way to combat the negative aspects of the cognitive aging proces. 

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