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  1. Review

    Possible neurocognitive benefits of exercise in persons with heart failure

    More than 6 million Americans have heart failure (HF) and more than 500,000 are diagnosed each year. In addition to its many adverse medical consequences, HF is also a significant risk factor for neurological ...

    Rachel Galioto, Andrew F. Fedor and John Gunstad

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:6

    Published on: 23 October 2015

  2. Short report

    Preliminary inconclusive results of a randomised double blinded cross-over pilot trial in long-term-care dwelling elderly assessing the feasibility of stochastic resonance whole-body vibration

    This randomised double-blinded controlled cross-over pilot study examined feasibility and preliminary effects of stochastic resonance whole-body vibration training applied in long term care elderly.

    Slavko Rogan, Lorenz Radlinger, Dietmar Schmidtbleicher, Rob A. de Bie and Eling D. de Bruin

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:5

    Published on: 9 October 2015

  3. Review article

    The application of strength and power related field tests in older adults: criteria, current status and a future perspective

    Leg muscle strength (LMS) and leg muscle power (LMP) are determinants of aspects of functional status and important parameters for measuring intervention effects in older adults. Field tests are often used for...

    G. Ruben H. Regterschot, Tobias Morat, Marjanne Folkersma and Wiebren Zijlstra

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:2

    Published on: 7 October 2015

  4. Research article

    Exploring the context of sedentary behaviour in older adults (what, where, why, when and with whom)

    Older adults are the most sedentary segment of the population. Little information is available about the context of sedentary behaviour to inform guidelines and intervention. There is a dearth of information a...

    Calum F. Leask, Juliet A. Harvey, Dawn A. Skelton and Sebastien FM Chastin

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:4

    Published on: 7 October 2015

  5. Original Research

    Level of physical activity and anthropometric characteristics in old age—results from a national health survey

    Advanced age is associated with degenerative changes in body composition. There is evidence suggesting that changes may vary upon differences in lifestyle, environment, or gender. Physical activity engagement ...

    Ayelet Dunsky, Sima Zach, Aviva Zeev, Uri Goldbourt, Tal Shimony, Rebecca Goldsmith and Yael Netz

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:139

    Published on: 18 February 2014

  6. Original Research

    Assessing physical activity in inpatient rehabilitation—sensor-based validation of the PAIR

    Increased physical activity is positively associated with better health in community-dwelling older persons. It is unclear whether physical activity also influences success of inpatient rehabilitation. For the...

    Michael D. Denkinger, Simone E. Flick, Thorsten Nikolaus, Clemens Becker, Kamiar Aminian and Ulrich Lindemann

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:137

    Published on: 23 January 2014

  7. Original Research

    Physical activity of middle-age adults aged 50–65 years in view of health recommendations

    The objective of the study was to assess the level of habitual physical activity, mainly its frequency and duration, of middle-age adults aged 50–65 years in a typical week of their life in comparison to the l...

    Władysław Mynarski, Michał Rozpara, Agnieszka Nawrocka, Zbigniew Borek, Aneta Powerska and Wiesław Garbaciak

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:138

    Published on: 28 January 2014

  8. Meta-Analysis

    Effects of Pilates method in physical fitness on older adults. A systematic review

    Pilates method is employed for physical and mental conditioning. Elderly people could be benefited from a patterned and regulated conditioning work based on Pilates method. We performed a systematic review to ...

    Jose M. Cancela, Iris M. de Oliveira and Gustavo Rodríguez-Fuentes

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:143

    Published on: 21 August 2014

  9. Tutorial Review

    Design considerations for a theory-driven exergame-based rehabilitation program to improve walking of persons with stroke

    Virtual rehabilitation approaches for promoting motor recovery has attracted considerable attention in recent years. It appears to be a useful tool to provide beneficial and motivational rehabilitation conditi...

    Seline Wüest, Rolf van de Langenberg and Eling D. de Bruin

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:136

    Published on: 7 December 2013

    The Erratum to this article has been published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:142

  10. Academic Literature Review

    Systematic review of functional training on muscle strength, physical functioning, and activities of daily living in older adults

    Exercise programs are often recommended for preventing or delaying late-life disability. Programs that incorporate functional training, which uses movements similar to performing activities of daily living, ma...

    Chiung-ju Liu, Deepika M. Shiroy, Leah Y. Jones and Daniel O. Clark

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:144

    Published on: 30 August 2014

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    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:141

    Published on: 18 April 2014

  12. Original Research

    Trunk stabilization with sling training in osteoporosis patients—a randomized clinical trial

    Fractures due to osteoporosis are one of the principal causes of functional limitations, chronic pain, and greater morbidity in advanced age. In addition to bone risk factors for osteoporotic fractures include...

    Guido Schröder, Andreas Knauerhase, Guenther Kundt and Hans-Christof Schober

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:128

    Published on: 5 May 2013

  13. Academic Literature Review

    Influence of chronic exercise on serum cortisol levels in older adults

    The circulating level of cortisol is regulated by the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis through a neuroendocrine feedback circuit. This circuit can be activated by physiological stimuli such as stress, disea...

    Danilla Icassatti Corazza, Émerson Sebastião, Renata Valle Pedroso, Carla Andreza Almeida Andreatto, Flavia Gomes de Melo Coelho, Sebastião Gobbi, Elizabeth Teodorov and Ruth Ferreira Santos-Galduróz

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:126

    Published on: 28 March 2013

  14. Academic Literature Review

    Accelerometry analysis of physical activity and sedentary behavior in older adults: a systematic review and data analysis

    Accelerometers objectively monitor physical activity and sedentary patterns and are increasingly used in the research setting. It is important to maintain consistency in data analysis and reporting, therefore,...

    E. Gorman, H. M. Hanson, P. H. Yang, K. M. Khan, T. Liu-Ambrose and M. C. Ashe

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:132

    Published on: 17 September 2013

  15. Academic Literature Review

    Physical consequences of falls in the elderly: a literature review from 1995 to 2010

    In the last decade, population ageing has been registered as a global phenomenon. A relation exists between falling and ageing, since falling frequency increases significantly with age. In fact, one in three o...

    Miguel Terroso, Natacha Rosa, Antonio Torres Marques and Ricardo Simoes

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:134

    Published on: 13 November 2013

  16. Academic Literature Review

    Training effects on motor–cognitive dual-task performance in older adults

    This systematic review investigated whether healthy older adults benefit from training interventions in motor–cognitive dual-task (DT) situations and which specific aspects of the intervention and/or task sele...

    Bettina Wollesen and Claudia Voelcker-Rehage

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:122

    Published on: 24 February 2013

  17. Society News

    Society News

    Yael Netz

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:133

    Published on: 2 October 2013

  18. Original Research

    Physical activity is inversely related to drug consumption in elderly patients with cardiovascular events

    Elderly patients with cardiovascular events are characterized by high drug consumptions. Whether high drug consumptions are related to physical activity is not known. In order to examine whether physical activ...

    Francesco Cacciatore, Francesca Mazzella, Luisa Viati, Giancarlo Longobardi, Antonio Magliocca, Claudia Basile, Livia Guadagno, Nicola Ferrara, Franco Rengo and Pasquale Abete

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:130

    Published on: 8 May 2013

  19. Original Research

    Effects of age and physical activity on response speed in knee flexor and extensor muscles

    This study aims to determine the normalized response speed (V rn) in vastus lateralis (VL) and biceps femoris (BF) muscles in different age groups using tensiomyography. Eighty-four male subjects ...

    D. Rodríguez-Ruiz, J. M. García-Manso, D. Rodríguez-Matoso, S. Sarmiento, M. Da Silva-Grigoletto and R. Pisot

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:127

    Published on: 3 April 2013

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