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  1. Hypoxic conditioning has been proposed as a new tool to mitigate the sarcopenia and enhance health-related function, but decrements in standing balance have been observed during hypoxia exposure. The aim of th...

    Authors: Rafael Timon, Marta Camacho-Cardeñosa, Adrián González-Custodio, Guillermo Olcina, Narcis Gusi and Alba Camacho-Cardeñosa

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:25

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Aging impairs physiological processes in the autonomic nervous, endocrine, and cardiovascular systems which are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart rate variability (HRV), the beat-...

    Authors: Bernhard Grässler, Beatrice Thielmann, Irina Böckelmann and Anita Hökelmann

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:24

    Content type: Review article

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  3. We conducted a meta-analysis to analyze the effects of resistance training on measures of body composition, muscle strength, and muscle performance in older people with sarcopenia.

    Authors: Nan Chen, Xiangfeng He, Yuwei Feng, Barbara E. Ainsworth and Yu Liu

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:23

    Content type: Review article

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  4. The Frail’BESTest was developed in order to include frail older adults when they are using the BESTest. Recently, psychometrics properties (internal coherence, systems usefulness, complementarity and inter-rat...

    Authors: A. Kubicki, D. Laroche, L. Coquisart, G. Basile, M. Brika and F. Mourey

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:22

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Resistance training with pneumatic machines attenuates the age-associated loss in muscle strength and function in older adults. However, effectiveness of scaled-up pneumatic machine resistance training in the ...

    Authors: Shuen Yee Lee, Alycia Goh, Ken Tan, Pei Ling Choo, Peck Hoon Ong, Wai Pong Wong and Shiou-Liang Wee

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:21

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The assessment of stability recovery performance following perturbations contributes to the determination of fall resisting skills. This study investigated the association between stability recovery performanc...

    Authors: Jil Bosquée, Julian Werth, Gaspar Epro, Thorben Hülsdünker, Wolfgang Potthast, Kenneth Meijer, Rolf Ellegast and Kiros Karamanidis

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:20

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Associations between age, concerns or history of falling, and various gait parameters are evident. Limited research, however, exists on how such variables moderate the age-related decline in gait characteristi...

    Authors: Daniel Niederer, Tobias Engeroff, Johannes Fleckenstein, Oliver Vogel and Lutz Vogt

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:19

    Content type: Research article

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  8. This systematic and meta-analytic review aimed to investigate the effects of physical exercise on the working memory of older adults, and to identify the moderators of these effects.

    Authors: Cai Zhidong, Xing Wang, Jilin Yin, Dehai Song and Zhitong Chen

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:18

    Content type: Review article

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  9. One reason for the controversial discussion of whether the dual task (DT) walking paradigm has an added value for diagnosis in clinical conditions might be the use of different gait measurement systems. Theref...

    Authors: Thomas Jürgen Klotzbier, Bettina Wollesen, Oliver Vogel, Julian Rudisch, Thomas Cordes, Thomas Jöllenbeck and Lutz Vogt

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:17

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) affects 10–20% of the individuals over the age of 65; this proportion being higher in the institutional care facilities than within a general population.

    Authors: Marek Zak, Szymon Krupnik, Waldemar Brola, Dorota Rebak, Tomasz Sikorski, Frederic Dutheil, Jaroslaw Andrychowski and Daniel Courteix

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:16

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Higher age and cognitive impairment are associated with a higher risk of falling. Wearable sensor technology may be useful in objectively assessing motor fall risk factors to improve physical exercise interven...

    Authors: Jelena Bezold, Janina Krell-Roesch, Tobias Eckert, Darko Jekauc and Alexander Woll

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:15

    Content type: Review article

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  12. There are substantial socioeconomic status (SES) differences in sports activity (SA) during the transition to retirement. In line with social-ecological models, the aim of this longitudinal study was to examin...

    Authors: Dorothee Jürgens and Benjamin Schüz

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:14

    Content type: Research article

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  13. One in four older adults in Denmark and almost half of the very old above 75 do not meet the World Health Organization’s recommendations for a minimum of physical activity (PA). A cost-efficient and effective ...

    Authors: Rasmus Tolstrup Larsen, Christoffer Bruun Korfitsen, Camilla Keller, Jan Christensen, Henning Boje Andersen, Carsten Juhl and Henning Langberg

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:12

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The current SARS Cov-2 infection control measures have paradoxical effects. On the one hand, the lockdown measures help to protect vulnerable populations in particular. On the other hand, these measures inevit...

    Authors: Ansgar Thiel, Dorothee Altmeier, Annika Frahsa, Gerhard W. Eschweiler, Andreas Nieß and Gorden Sudeck

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:11

    Content type: Commentary

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  15. To gain first insight into the effectiveness of a home-based exercise programme for pre-frail older adults with independent use of novel ICT technology.

    Authors: Hilde A. E. Geraedts, Hidde Dijkstra, Wei Zhang, Francisco Ibarra, Iman Khaghani Far, Wiebren Zijlstra and Martin Stevens

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:10

    Content type: Research article

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  16. A growing number of older adults suffer hip and pelvic fractures leading to hospital admission. They often result in reduced physical activity (PA) and impaired mobility. PA can be objectively measured with bo...

    Authors: Karin Kampe, Klaus Pfeiffer, Ulrich Lindemann, Daniel Schoene, Kristin Taraldsen, Kilian Rapp, Clemens Becker and Jochen Klenk

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:9

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Research suggests that individuals with low back pain (LBP) may have poorer motor control compared to their healthy counterparts. However, the sample population of almost 90% of related articles are young and ...

    Authors: Le Ge, Chuhuai Wang, Haohan Zhou, Qiuhua Yu and Xin Li

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:8

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The purpose of the study was to examine how bone mineral density (BMD) is related to body composition depending on the practiced sport (endurance, speed-power, throwing sports) in participants of the World Mas...

    Authors: Anna Kopiczko, Jakub Grzegorz Adamczyk, Karol Gryko and Marek Popowczak

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:7

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:13

  19. The effects of group exercise on the physical function of community-dwelling older adults remain unclear. The changes in lower extremity muscle strength, timed up and go (TUG) time, and the motor fitness scale...

    Authors: Chisato Hayashi, Soshiro Ogata, Tadashi Okano, Hiromitsu Toyoda and Sonoe Mashino

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:6

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The main purpose of the research was to examine the differences between adults in the age group 70+ and two other age groups (45–59 and 60–69), concerning their healthy and active lifestyle. The death toll of ...

    Authors: Sima Zach, Aviva Zeev, Miki Ophir and Sigal Eilat-Adar

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:5

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Multimodal exercise training (MT) as a time-efficient training modality promotes a wide range of physical dimensions. Incorporating agility-like training aspects (coordination, changes of direction and velocit...

    Authors: Mareike Morat, Tobias Morat, Wiebren Zijlstra and Lars Donath

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:4

    Content type: Review article

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  22. Cognitive functioning (CF) is important for wellbeing and an independent life. However, older adults with chronic diseases are at a higher risk of poorer CF levels. Although, research suggests that physical ac...

    Authors: Esmee Volders, Renate H. M. de Groot, Juul M. J. Coumans, Catherine A. W. Bolman and Lilian Lechner

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:3

    Content type: Research article

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  23. A peer-led exercise program is one way to empower people sharing similar characteristics to encourage others to be active, but there is a lack of evidence that these programs have physical function and other b...

    Authors: D. R. Bouchard, J. V. Olthuis, V. Bouffard-Levasseur, C. Shannon, T. McDonald and M. Sénéchal

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:2

    Content type: Research article

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  24. The sit-to-stand (STS) test has been deployed as surrogate measures of strength or physical performance in sarcopenia diagnosis. This study examines the relationship of two common STS variants – Five Times Sit...

    Authors: Xianyang Sherman Yee, Yee Sien Ng, John Carson Allen, Aisyah Latib, Ee Ling Tay, Huda Mukhlis Abu Bakar, Chien Yee Jolene Ho, Wan Cheen Charissa Koh, Hwee Heem Theresa Kwek and Laura Tay

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:1

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Map-based tools have recently found their way into health-related research. They can potentially be used to quantify older adults’ life-space. This study aimed to evaluate the validity (vs. GPS) and the test-r...

    Authors: Timo Hinrichs, Adriana Zanda, Michelle P. Fillekes, Pia Bereuter, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss, Andreas W. Zeller and Robert Weibel

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:21

    Content type: Research article

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  26. This study aimed to investigate whether personality traits and their facets are associated with a multi-methods assessment of physical activity and walking performance and whether they explain the discrepancy ...

    Authors: Tiia Kekäläinen, Antonio Terracciano, Sarianna Sipilä and Katja Kokko

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:20

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Polish clinicians and researchers face challenges in selecting physical activity tools appropriate and validated for older people. The aim of this study is to provide cultural adaptation and validation of the ...

    Authors: Agnieszka Wiśniowska-Szurlej, Agnieszka Ćwirlej-Sozańska, Natalia Wołoszyn, Bernard Sozański, Anna Wilmowska-Pietruszyńska and Richard Washburn

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:19

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Older patients with cancer are underrepresented in trials investigating the effect of exercise therapy. The aim of this systematic review was to investigate the effect of exercise therapy during medical antine...

    Authors: Marta Kramer Mikkelsen, Carsten Bogh Juhl, Cecilia Margareta Lund, Mary Jarden, Anders Vinther and Dorte Lisbet Nielsen

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:18

    Content type: Review article

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  29. Training effects reported for stepping exergames on stepping performances in older adults often based on not comprehensively validated outcomes measures, and follow-up data on their sustainability are lacking....

    Authors: Klaus Hauer, Elena Litz, Michaela Günther-Lange, Caroline Ball, Eling D. de Bruin and Christian Werner

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:17

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted communities across the world. Government responses, of promoting ‘social distancing’ at a population level, and ‘self-isolation’ of older adults to mitigate its spread have b...

    Authors: Conor Cunningham and Roger O’ Sullivan

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:16

    Content type: Commentary

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  31. Evidence suggests that targeted exercise is important for people living with dementia. The aim of this review was to collect and synthesize evidence on the known barriers and facilitators to adherence to walki...

    Authors: J. Vseteckova, K. Dadova, R. Gracia, G. Ryan, E. Borgstrom, J. Abington, M. Gopinath and Y. Pappas

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:15

    Content type: Review article

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  32. Sarcopenia, a progressive loss of muscle mass and function with advancing age, is a prevalent condition among older adults. As most older people are too frail to do intensive exercise and vibration therapy has...

    Authors: Shuang Wu, Hong-Ting Ning, Su-Mei Xiao, Ming-Yue Hu, Xin-Yin Wu, Hong-Wen Deng and Hui Feng

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:14

    Content type: Review article

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  33. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Hilde Bremseth Bårdstu, Vidar Andersen, Marius Steiro Fimland, Lene Aasdahl, Truls Raastad, Kristoffer T. Cumming and Atle Hole Sæterbakken

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:13

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:11

  34. Human aging has innumerable health implications, including loss of muscle mass and increased circulating inflammatory markers. Resistance exercise in the elderly can prevent muscle mass loss and improve the in...

    Authors: Carolina P. Celestrin, Guilherme Z. Rocha, Angelica M. Stein, Dioze Guadagnini, Rafael M. Tadelle, Mario J. A. Saad and Alexandre G. Oliveira

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:12

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Aging is associated with reduced muscle mass and strength leading to impaired physical function. Resistance training programs incorporated into older adults’ real-life settings may have the potential to counte...

    Authors: Hilde Bremseth Bårdstu, Vidar Andersen, Marius Steiro Fimland, Lene Aasdahl, Truls Raastad, Kristoffer T. Cumming and Atle Hole Sæterbakken

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:11

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:13

  36. Physical activity and exercise are acknowledged as important parts in the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, long-term maintenance of exercise is known to be difficult. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Elvira Lange, Inger Gjertsson and Kaisa Mannerkorpi

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:10

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Ageing is associated with physical and cognitive decline, affecting independence and quality of life in older people. Recent studies show that in particular executive functions are important for daily-life fun...

    Authors: Bettina Wollesen, Alicia Wildbredt, Kimberley S. van Schooten, Mei Ling Lim and Kim Delbaere

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:9

    Content type: Review article

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  38. Our aim was to describe and explore older adults’ device-measured sedentary behavior and physical activity (PA) pattern by sex, age, education, marital status, body mass index, and physical function; and to as...

    Authors: Ing-Mari Dohrn, Paul A. Gardiner, Elisabeth Winkler and Anna-Karin Welmer

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:8

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The objectives of this review paper were to synthesize the data from randomized controlled trials in the literature to come to a conclusion on the effects of e-health interventions on promoting physical activi...

    Authors: Rick Yiu Cho Kwan, Dauda Salihu, Paul Hong Lee, Mimi Tse, Daphne Sze Ki Cheung, Inthira Roopsawang and Kup Sze Choi

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:7

    Content type: Review article

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  40. Still, a considerable number of older adults hardly meet the daily physical activity recommendation. The current study examined how the elderly’s attitudinal and perceptional aspects were associated with their...

    Authors: Sunwoo Lee, Chungsup Lee and Jaesung An

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:6

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error on the content of Availability of data and materials section in their paper.

    Authors: Declan John Ryan, Jorgen Antonin Wullems, Georgina Kate Stebbings, Christopher Ian Morse, Claire Elizabeth Stewart and Gladys Leopoldine Onambele-Pearson

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:5

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2019 16:25

  42. Physical activity is crucial to maintain older adults’ health and functioning, but the health benefits of particular activity intensities remain unclear. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to peruse the...

    Authors: Tiina Savikangas, Anna Tirkkonen, Markku Alen, Taina Rantanen, Roger A. Fielding, Timo Rantalainen and Sarianna Sipilä

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:4

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Aging is often accompanied by a decline in sensory, motor and cognitive functions. These age- and lifestyle-related impairments may lead to reduced daily life functioning including gait disturbances, falling a...

    Authors: Manuela Adcock, Floriana Sonder, Alexandra Schättin, Federico Gennaro and Eling D. de Bruin

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:3

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Evidence suggests that aerobic-type training confers physical benefits and appears to contribute positively to brain health. This study aims to compare the effect of 9-weeks continuous (CAT) to interval aerobi...

    Authors: Lievyn Enette, Thomas Vogel, Sylvie Merle, Anna-Gaelle Valard-Guiguet, Nathalie Ozier-Lafontaine, Remi Neviere, Claudia Leuly-Joncart, Jean Luc Fanon and Pierre Olivier Lang

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:2

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Few studies have investigated the measurement properties of consumer-grade physical activity monitors (PAMs) in older adults. Therefore, we investigated the criterion validity of consumer-grade PAMs in older a...

    Authors: Rasmus Tolstrup Larsen, Christoffer Brun Korfitsen, Carsten Bogh Juhl, Henning Boje Andersen, Henning Langberg and Jan Christensen

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:1

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Studies have seldom used Compositional Data Analysis (CoDA) to map the effects of sleep, sedentary behaviour, and physical activity on older adults’ cardio-metabolic profiles. This study therefore aimed to ill...

    Authors: Declan John Ryan, Jorgen Antonin Wullems, Georgina Kate Stebbings, Christopher Ian Morse, Claire Elizabeth Stewart and Gladys Leopoldine Onambele-Pearson

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2019 16:25

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2020 17:5

  47. Self-reported disability has a strong negative impact on older people’s quality of life and is often associated with the need for assistance and health care services. Resistance training (RT) has been repeated...

    Authors: Pia Øllgaard Olsen, Anne-Ditte Termannsen, Maja Bramming, Mark A. Tully and Paolo Caserotti

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2019 16:24

    Content type: Review article

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  48. There is epidemiological evidence of an association between the metabolic syndrome (MetS), a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors related to central adiposity and insulin resistance, and cognitive impairment...

    Authors: Nina Coll-Padrós, María León, Natalia Valech, Emilio Ros, Josep Vidal, Ramon Estruch, Montserrat Fitó, Jordi Salas-Salvadó, Dolores Corella, José Luis Molinuevo and Lorena Rami

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2019 16:23

    Content type: Research article

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  49. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in the author list. The study group has been listed with the authors in the pdf version. The correct presentation of the authors...

    Authors: Jochen Klenk, Raphael Simon Peter, Kilian Rapp, Dhayana Dallmeier, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Michael Denkinger and Gisela Büchele

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2019 16:22

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2019 16:18



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