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Role of Physical Activity in the Health and Wellbeing of Older Adults

Authored by: Andiara Schwingel , Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko

Lifestyle Medicine

Print publication date:  May  2019
Online publication date:  April  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138708846
eBook ISBN: 9781315201108
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315201108-101

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Abstract

Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of older adults developing a new chronic condition and reduce the risk of progression of the condition they already have, reduce their risk of falls and fall-related injuries, and improve their physical function and quality of life. Physical activity can help older adults remain active and engaged within their families and communities.

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