European Review of Aging and Physical Activity (EURAPA) is the official journal of The European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity (EGREPA).
Effects of home-based manual dexterity training on cognitive function among older adults: a randomized controlled trial
Effectiveness and therapeutic validity of physiotherapeutic exercise starting within one year following total and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: a systematic review
Evidence-based yet still challenging! Research on physical activity in old age
Sleep, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as factors related to depression and health-related quality of life among older women living alone: a population-based study
Motor-skill learning in older adults—a review of studies on age-related differences
Muscle weakness in the elderly: role of sarcopenia, dynapenia, and possibilities for rehabilitation
Physical consequences of falls in the elderly: a literature review from 1995 to 2010
Systematic review of functional training on muscle strength, physical functioning, and activities of daily living in older adults
Functional and/or structural brain changes in response to resistance exercises and resistance training lead to cognitive improvements – a systematic review
Aims and scope
European Review of Aging and Physical Activity (EURAPA) disseminates research on the biomedical and behavioural aspects of physical activity and aging. The main issues addressed by EURAPA are the impact of physical activity or exercise on cognitive, physical, and psycho-social functioning of older people, physical activity patterns in advanced age, and the relationship between physical activity and health.
Cross journal collection on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Aging
European Review of Aging and Physical Activity (EURAPA) has participated in a cross journal collection on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Aging alongside Nutrition Journal, Nutrition & Metabolism, Journal of Activity, Sedentary and Sleep Behaviors, and BMC Geriatrics. This collection is now closed to new submissions.
View the collection here.
Physical Activity, Cognitive and Motor Performance and the Aging Brain
European Review of Aging and Physical Activity (EURAPA) has published a thematic series on Physical Activity, Cognitive and Motor Performance and the Aging Brain. Amongst other questions, this series considers various exercise programs that help to improve brain integrity and functionality in older age. Read the series here.
Yael Netz is Professor of Gerontology at the Wingate College of Physical Education and Sports Sciences where she developed and instituted a program for physical activity in old age. Her areas of research are: Physical fitness and cognitive functioning in old age; the psychological effect of a single training session on the elderly; physical activity patterns among the elderly and other age groups in the population; physical activity and psychological variables in adult and old age. Prof. Netz has recently been appointed President of the European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity.
Wiebren Zijlstra is Professor and Head of the Institute of Movement and Sport Gerontology at the German Sport University Cologne. He graduated in Human Movement Sciences and received a PhD at the Medical Faculty of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. His research and teaching focus on physical activity and its relationships with physical and cognitive functioning in older people. Special interests include mobility, neuro-mechanical adaptability, and interventions to improve health span.
The official journal of the European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity (EGREPA)
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