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  1. Content type: Research article

    Physical activity is considered an effective measure to promote health in older people. There is evidence that the number of outdoor trips increases physical activity by increasing walking duration. The object...

    Authors: Kilian Rapp, Stefanie Mikolaizak, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Michael D. Denkinger and Jochen Klenk

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2018 15:8

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    Research that provides better understanding of the motivational processes in older age to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle is sought after. We apply theoretical approaches to cultural capital, active an...

    Authors: Astrid Bergland, Marit Fougner, Anne Lund and Jonas Debesay

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2018 15:7

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The increasing prevalence of obesity in sub-Saharan African women is not well understood, and black South African women in the region are particularly vulnerable. This study aimed to examine whether the relati...

    Authors: Philippe Jean-Luc Gradidge, Shane A. Norris, Richard Munthali and Nigel J. Crowther

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2018 15:6

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Mobility is fundamental to maintenance of an independent lifestyle and can predict clinical outcomes after health events among older individuals. However, certain clinical situations do not accommodate physica...

    Authors: Sunghye Kim, Michael E. Miller, Marina Lin, W. Jack Rejeski, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Anthony P. Marsh and Leanne Groban

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2018 15:5

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  5. Content type: Research Article

    The participation of master cross-country (XC) skiers in training and competition has increased during the last decades; however, little is known yet about whether these athletes differ from their younger coun...

    Authors: Pantelis Theodoros Nikolaidis, Elias Villiger, Thomas Rosemann and Beat Knechtle

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2018 15:4

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  6. Content type: Research Article

    Since age-related muscle strength loss cannot be explained solely by muscle atrophy, other determinants would also contribute to muscle strength in elderly. The present study aimed to clarify contribution of n...

    Authors: Kohei Watanabe, Motoki Kouzaki, Madoka Ogawa, Hiroshi Akima and Toshio Moritani

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2018 15:3

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  7. Content type: Review Article

    Neuroimaging studies suggest that when the brain ages, more areas are involved to perform a task in order to obtain the same results. This, together with the increase in crystalized intelligence and wisdom, is...

    Authors: Monica Muiños and Soledad Ballesteros

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2018 15:2

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  8. Content type: Review Article

    Diabetes is an important risk factor for cognitive impairment. Although some studies suggest that physical exercise can minimize age-related cognitive declines or improve brain morphology or function, benefits...

    Authors: Ren Ru Zhao, Anthony J. O’Sullivan and Maria A. Fiatarone Singh

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2018 15:1

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  9. Content type: Review article

    The decline in cognitive and motor functions with age affects the performance of the aging healthy population in many daily life activities. Physical activity appears to mitigate this decline or even improve m...

    Authors: Oron Levin, Yael Netz and Gal Ziv

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:20

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Gait variability can be considered an indirect measure of gait stability, in particular regarding temporal or spatial variability assessment. Physical activity, such as walking, is advised for the elderly and ...

    Authors: Daniela Ciprandi, Filippo Bertozzi, Matteo Zago, Claudia Lucia Pimenta Ferreira, Giuseppe Boari, Chiarella Sforza and Christel Galvani

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:19

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Aging societies represent a major challenge for health care systems all over the world. As older people tend to be more physically inactive, economic costs of inactivity are likely to increase notably. The pre...

    Authors: Sören Dallmeyer, Pamela Wicker and Christoph Breuer

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:18

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  12. Content type: Research article

    There has been a lack of research examining the relationship among self-perceptions, behaviour, cognitions and functioning in older adults. This study, therefore, examined the relationship between global and p...

    Authors: Myrla Sales, Pazit Levinger and Remco Polman

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:17

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  13. Content type: Review article

    Upper extremity motor performance declines with increasing age. However, older adults need to maintain, learn new and relearn known motor tasks. Research with young adults indicated that regular and acute phys...

    Authors: Lena Hübner and Claudia Voelcker-Rehage

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:15

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Several studies have already examined the positive effects of various forms of endurance training in patient groups and in healthy adults up to 60 years old. The aim of this study was to analyse the effects of...

    Authors: Tobias Morat, Jenny Krueger, Angus Gaedtke, Manuela Preuss, Joachim Latsch and Hans-Georg Predel

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:16

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The purposes of this study were to identify 1) the feasibility of a novel exercise protocol (elderly Japanese male version of high-intensity interval aerobic training: EJ-HIAT) and 2) its preliminary data (%V̇O2p...

    Authors: Yosuke Osuka, Muneaki Matsubara, Ai Hamasaki, Yuji Hiramatsu, Hiroshi Ohshima and Kiyoji Tanaka

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:14

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Older adults are encouraged to participate in regular physical activity to counter the age-related declines in physical and cognitive health. Literature on the effect of different exercise training modalities ...

    Authors: Carla Coetsee and Elmarie Terblanche

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:13

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  17. Content type: Review article

    Sport is viewed as a vehicle to develop or augment adaptive developmental processes, resources, and experiences across the lifespan. However, research has acknowledged that sport participation is associated wi...

    Authors: Amy M. Gayman, Jessica Fraser-Thomas and Joseph Baker

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:12

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Aging is associated with decreased balance, which increases falling risk. The objective of the current study was to determine the feasibility and effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) training on knee extensor...

    Authors: Ming-Chen Ko, Long-Shan Wu, Sangwoo Lee, Chien-Chun Wang, Po-Fu Lee, Ching-Yu Tseng and Chien-Chang Ho

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:11

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  19. Content type: Short report

    Increased circulating levels of prolactin have been associated with increased risk of both in situ and invasive breast cancer. We investigated whether or not physical activity had a dose–response effect in low...

    Authors: Darren R. Brenner, Yibing Ruan, Andria R. Morielli, Kerry S. Courneya and Christine M. Friedenreich

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:10

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Centenarians are a growing population in Europe and present significant variability in motor and cognitive functions. The aim of our study was to characterize health status, as well as cognitive and motor func...

    Authors: Maria Vaz-Patto, Belén Bueno, Óscar Ribeiro, Laetitia Teixeira and Rosa Marina Afonso

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:9

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Muscular strength is associated with functional ability in elderly, and older adults are recommended to perform muscle-strengthening exercise. Understanding how improved muscle strength and -mass influence gen...

    Authors: Kristin Haraldstad, Gudrun Rohde, Tonje Holte Stea, Hilde Lohne-Seiler, Ken Hetlelid, Gøran Paulsen and Sveinung Berntsen

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:8

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  22. Content type: Short report

    A low urine pH is a characteristic metabolic feature of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the effects of a 12-week home-based bench step exercise on th...

    Authors: Yuichiro Nishida, Keitaro Tanaka, Megumi Hara, Noriko Hirao, Hiroaki Tanaka, Takuro Tobina, Masaharu Ikeda, Hiroshi Yamato and Masanori Ohta

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:7

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Regular physical activity is a promising strategy to treat and prevent cognitive decline. The mechanisms that mediate these benefits are not fully clear but physical activity is thought to attenuate the harmfu...

    Authors: B. Dijckmans, J. Tortosa-Martínez, N. Caus, G. González-Caballero, B. Martínez-Pelegrin, C. Manchado-Lopez, J. M. Cortell-Tormo, I. Chulvi-Medrano and A. Clow

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:6

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  24. Content type: Research article

    In elderly individuals an increased muscle strength contributes to the diminution of the falls risk and associated adverse events. An increasing interest in lateral control exists due to the fatal consequences...

    Authors: Simone Gafner, Caroline H. G. Bastiaenen, Philippe Terrier, Ilona Punt, Serge Ferrari, Gabriel Gold, Rob de Bie and Lara Allet

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:5

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Rapid compensatory stepping plays an important role in preventing falls when balance is lost; however, these responses cannot be accurately quantified in the clinic. The Microsoft Kinect™ system provides real-...

    Authors: Guy Shani, Amir Shapiro, Goldstein Oded, Kagan Dima and Itshak Melzer

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:4

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