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  1. Hearing impairments are a rising burden in our aging society. Hearing loss is associated with reduced cognitive performance as well as decrements in balance and gait. Therefore, impaired hearing affects also d...

    Authors: Anna Wunderlich, Bettina Wollesen, Janek Asamoah, Kim Delbaere and Karen Li
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:17
  2. Physical activity levels remain suboptimal in older adults. Exploration of potentially modifiable factors such as social support is needed to inform the development and implementation of patient-oriented physi...

    Authors: Sarah B. Lieber, Jerad Moxley, Lisa A. Mandl, M. Carrington Reid and Sara J. Czaja
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:16
  3. In the aging society, more attention is paid to the promotion of forms of physical activity that can improve postural stability and cognitive functioning. In this context, the importance of combined exercises,...

    Authors: Jakub Malik, Natalia Główka, Wojciech Jelonek, Rafał Stemplewski and Janusz Maciaszek
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:15
  4. Although the metabolic equivalents (METs) system is a common procedure to quantify the intensity of physical activity in older adults, it remains unclear whether the conventional METs intensity thresholds (CTs...

    Authors: Javier Leal-Martín, Miguel Muñoz-Muñoz, Miguel Sierra-Ramón, Mónica Cerezo-Arroyo, Paola Gómez-Redondo, Luis M. Alegre, Ignacio Ara, Francisco José García-García and Asier Mañas
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:14
  5. Balance plays a crucial role in the daily activities of older adults. Aquatic-based exercises (AE) are widely conducted as an alternative to land-based exercises (LE). Previous studies have compared AE and LE ...

    Authors: Ying Deng, Zheng Tang, Zhengting Yang, Qi Chai, Wenting Lu, Yunshi Cai, Yiting Luo and Yongzhao Zhou
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:13
  6. Age-related declines in physical functioning have significant implications for health in later life. Physical activity (PA) volume is associated with physical function, but the importance of the pattern in whi...

    Authors: Joshua Culverhouse, Melvyn Hillsdon, Annemarie Koster, Hans Bosma, Bastiaan E. de Galan, Hans H.C.M. Savelberg and Richard Pulsford
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:10
  7. This study aimed to examine within-subject differences in levels of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) among Flemish grandparents aged 50 years and older during a day of providing versus not pr...

    Authors: Maxine Vanhove, Eva D’Hondt, Yanni Verhavert, Tom Deliens, Benedicte Deforche and Marie Vermote
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:11
  8. The aging brain exhibits a neuroinflammatory state, driven partly by peripheral pro-inflammatory stimuli, that accelerates cognitive deterioration. A growing body of evidence clearly indicates that physical ex...

    Authors: Wouter A. J. Vints, Evrim Gökçe, Julija Šeikinaitė, Simona Kušleikienė, Vida J. Česnaitienė, Jeanine Verbunt, Oron Levin and Nerijus Masiulis
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:9
  9. Older adults who engage in group sports and exercises achieve greater health benefits than those who exercise by themselves. The benefits of group participation may vary depending on the type of sports/exercis...

    Authors: Taishi Tsuji, Satoru Kanamori, Ryota Watanabe, Meiko Yokoyama, Yasuhiro Miyaguni, Masashige Saito and Katsunori Kondo
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:8
  10. Aging is marked by a memory decline related to an executive function decline. Physical activity (PA) has beneficial effects on both executive functions and memory, especially in aging. The protective effects o...

    Authors: Ilona Moutoussamy, Laurence Taconnat, Lucie Angel, Kristell Pothier, Lucette Toussaint and Séverine Fay
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:7
  11. Physical activity (PA) behaviours and comorbid diseases are associated with muscle strength. However, the association between dynapenia and detailed PA behaviours, including participation in aerobic and resist...

    Authors: Jae Hyeon Park, Hyung Seok Nam, Mina Park and Yeo Hyung Kim
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:6
  12. Low muscle mass is associated with adverse health outcomes such as functional decline and all-cause mortality. This study investigated the relationship between the risk of low muscle mass and the training peri...

    Authors: Jae Ho Park, Nam-Kyoo Lim and Hyun-Young Park
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:5
  13. Respiratory muscle training is a continuous and standardized training of respiratory muscles, but the evidence of the effects on early stroke patients is not clear. This meta-analysis aimed to investigate the ...

    Authors: Yun-Shan Zhang, Kai Zhang, Lang Huang, Jing-Xue Wei, Zi-Ting Bi, Jing-Hua Xiao, Jian Huang, Chao-Song Luo, Ying-Dong Li and Jia-Mei Zhang
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:4
  14. Many exercise studies, including older adults, do not report all relevant exercise characteristics. Especially the description of exercise intensity is missing and mostly not controlled. This leads to difficul...

    Authors: Bettina Wollesen, Mona Herden, Nicola Lamberti and Christoforos D. Giannaki
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:12

  15. Fatigue, low muscle endurance, muscle weakness and low-grade inflammation are strongly related to frailty at higher age. When signs of self-perceived fatigue and low muscle endurance are interrelated with low-...

    Authors: Ivan Bautmans, Veerle Knoop, Ingo Beyer, Helle Bruunsgaard, Drude Molbo, Erik Lykke Mortensen and Rikke Lund
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:2
  16. Gait initiation is challenging for older individuals with poor physical function, particularly for those with frailty. Frailty is a geriatric syndrome associated with increased risk of illness, falls, and func...

    Authors: Jana Maria Hommen, João P. Batista, L. Cornelius Bollheimer, Frank Hildebrand, Thea Laurentius and Hannah Lena Siebers
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2024 21:1
  17. Physical activity was known to be the protective factor against frailty. Technology acceptance is associated with behavioural intention to technology usage. Technology has been effective in promoting healthy b...

    Authors: Rick Yiu Cho Kwan, Joanna Wing Yan Yeung, Janet Lok Chun Lee and Vivian W. Q. Lou
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:24
  18. The Covid-19 outbreak in spring of 2020 posed an array of challenges for nursing homes, including promoting resident physical activity (PA). Given the diversity of factors affecting resident PA, we explored ho...

    Authors: Lea-Sofie Hahn, Ansgar Thiel, Dorothée Trüb, Gerhard W. Eschweiler, Andreas M. Nieß, Gorden Sudeck and Annika Frahsa
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:23
  19. Resistance training (RT) and nutritional supplementation are recommended for the management of sarcopenia in older adults. However, optimal RT intensity for the treatment of sarcopenia has not been well invest...

    Authors: Yu Chang Chen, Wang-Chun Chen, Chia-Wei Liu, Wei-Yu Huang, ICheng Lu, Chi Wei Lin, Ru Yi Huang, Jung Sheng Chen and Chi Hsien Huang
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:22
  20. Exercise training recommendations for seniors include the targeted training of strength, balance, endurance and flexibility domains. Agility training (AT) is conceptualized as a multi-component and time-effici...

    Authors: Eric Lichtenstein, Steffen Held, Ludwig Rappelt, Jonas Zacher, Angi Eibl, Sebastian Ludyga, Oliver Faude and Lars Donath
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:21
  21. Evidence on the factors influencing physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) in middle-aged and older adults taking care of their grandchild(ren) is limited, even though this knowledge seems imperati...

    Authors: Marie Vermote, Tom Deliens, Benedicte Deforche and Eva D’Hondt
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:20
  22. Scarce evidence is available about the minimum number of valid days wearing the activPAL3 to obtain a precise estimate of sedentary behaviour (SB) and awake-time movement behaviours (ATMB) in nursing home (NH)...

    Authors: Pau Farrés-Godayol, Miguel Ángel Ruiz-Díaz, Philippa Dall, Dawn A. Skelton, Eduard Minobes-Molina, Javier Jerez-Roig and Maria Giné-Garriga
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:19
  23. There is lack of research on combinations of possible modifiable risk factors for dementia in a life-time perspective. Dementia has currently no cure, and therefore new knowledge of preventive factors is impor...

    Authors: Maren Lerfald, Stian Lydersen, Ekaterina Zotcheva, Tom I. L. Nilsen, Rannveig S. Eldholm, Nicolas Martinez-Velilla, Geir Selbæk and Linda Ernstsen
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:18
  24. Interdependencies of health, fitness, cognition, and emotion can promote or inhibit mobility. This study aimed to analyse pathways and interactions between individual subjective and objective physical performa...

    Authors: Bettina Wollesen, Nadja Schott, Thomas Klotzbier, Laura Luise Bischoff, Thomas Cordes, Julian Rudisch, Ann-Kathrin Otto, Katharina Zwingmann, Claudia Hildebrand, Thomas Joellenbeck, Lutz Vogt, Daniel Schoene, Matthias Weigelt and Claudia Voelcker-Rehage
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:17
  25. The term “long lie” is often used when individuals who have fallen are unable to stand up on their own, so they have to lie unintentionally for a longer period of time until they are noticed and can be helped....

    Authors: Jenny Kubitza, Iris T. Schneider and Bernd Reuschenbach
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:16
  26. Exercise is often cited as a major factor contributing to improved cognitive functioning. As a result, the relationship between exercise and cognition has received much attention in scholarly literature. Syste...

    Authors: Peter Blomstrand, Dario Tesan, Elisabeth Mueller Nylander and Nerrolyn Ramstrand
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:15
  27. Given the inconsistent findings of the association between frailty and sedentary behavior in older adults, this cross-sectional study investigated the aforementioned association using four different frailty cr...

    Authors: Wen-Ning Chang, Pei-Lin Tzeng, Wei-Jia Huang, Yu-Hung Lin, Kun-Pei Lin, Chiung-Jung Wen, Yi-Chun Chou, Yung Liao, Ming-Chun Hsueh and Ding-Cheng Chan
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:14
  28. While grip strength (GS) is commonly assessed using a Dynamometer, the Martin Vigorimeter was proposed as an alternative method especially in older adults. However, its reference values for Swiss older adults ...

    Authors: Michael Gagesch, Maud Wieczorek, Lauren A. Abderhalden, Wei Lang, Gregor Freystaetter, Gabriele Armbrecht, Reto W. Kressig, Bruno Vellas, René Rizzoli, Michael Blauth, E. John Orav, Andreas Egli and Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:13
  29. Accidental falls are one of the greatest threats to older adults’ health and well-being. The risk of falling can be significantly reduced with strength and balance interventions. However, there needs to be fur...

    Authors: Beatrice Pettersson, Sara Lundell, Lillemor Lundin-Olsson and Marlene Sandlund
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:12
  30. Changes in neuromuscular ability in middle age (MA) may lead to deterioration of postural control. The aim of this study was to investigate the anticipatory response of the peroneus longus muscle (PL) to landi...

    Authors: Roee Hayek, Uri Gottlieb, Itai Gutman and Shmuel Springer
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:11
  31. To identify and analyze the components applied in interventions using physical activity (PA) monitoring in geriatric patients and determine their feasibility and applicability.

    Authors: Rieke Trumpf, Laura Elani Schulte, Henning Schroeder, Rasmus Tolstrup Larsen, Peter Haussermann, Wiebren Zijlstra and Tim Fleiner
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:10
  32. The relationship between manual dexterity and cognitive function among older adults is well known; however, few studies have focused on manual dexterity training that confirms cognitive load of training in old...

    Authors: Jaehoon Seol, Namhoon Lim, Koki Nagata and Tomohiro Okura
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:9
  33. To determine the effectiveness and therapeutic validity of physiotherapeutic exercise after total and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis. It was hypothesized that interventions of high thera...

    Authors: Amarins Koster, Martin Stevens, Helco van Keeken, Sanne Westerveld and Gesine H. Seeber
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:8
  34. Preserving functional health and quality-of-life in old age is a major goal and global challenge in public health. The high rate of sedentary behavior that is characteristic of the older adult population exace...

    Authors: Michael Brach, Eling D. de Bruin, Oron Levin, Timo Hinrichs, Wiebren Zijlstra and Yael Netz
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:7
  35. Although the number of older women living alone (OWLA) has risen steadily in aging societies, and research has been conducted on depression and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among older adults, resear...

    Authors: Soyoung Jang and Eunjin Yang
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:6
  36. High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) are biomarkers of myocardial infarction and heart failure, respectively, and indicate cardiovascular risk....

    Authors: Blanca Fabre-Estremera, Antonio Buño-Soto, Esther García-Esquinas, Verónica Cabanas-Sánchez, David Martínez-Gómez, Fernando Rodríguez-Artalejo and Rosario Ortolá
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:5
  37. Physical activity (PA) changes throughout an individual’s life, but the association between such changes and cancer risk seems to be overlooked in the literature. Thus, this study aimed to examine the associat...

    Authors: Thi Phuong Thao Tran, Ngoc Minh Luu, Thi Tra Bui, Minji Han, Min Kyung Lim and Jin-Kyoung Oh
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:4
  38. Deployment of geriatric care would be more sustainable if we could limit geriatric co-management to older hip fracture patients who benefit most from it. We assumed that riding a bicycle is a proxy of good hea...

    Authors: Petra E. Spies, Malene Fix, Benjamin L. Emmink and Tjard R. Schermer
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:3
  39. The objective of this systematic review is to identify motion analysis parameters measured during challenging walking tasks which can predict fall risk in the older population. Numerous studies have attempted ...

    Authors: Rosemary Dubbeldam, Yu Yuan Lee, Juliana Pennone, Luis Mochizuki and Charlotte Le Mouel
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:2
  40. Traditional meta-analyses with pairwise direct comparison revealed that a variety of exercise-based training interventions can prevent falls in community-dwelling older adults. This network meta-analysis adds ...

    Authors: Tim Wiedenmann, Steffen Held, Ludwig Rappelt, Martin Grauduszus, Sofie Spickermann and Lars Donath
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2023 20:1
  41. The ability to walk is an important indicator of general health and mobility deficits have wide-ranging economic implications. We undertook a systematic review to elucidate the impact of walking parameters on ...

    Authors: Martin Wohlrab, Jochen Klenk, Laura Delgado-Ortiz, Michael Chambers, Lynn Rochester, Matthias Zuchowski, Matthias Schwab, Clemens Becker and Simon U. Jaeger
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2022 19:31
  42. The spread of the coronavirus in spring 2020 led to a lockdown of physical activity (PA) offers. The aim of this study was to investigate how PA, as well as general and mental health, in community-dwelling old...

    Authors: Arnhild J. Nygård, Kristin Taraldsen, Randi Granbo, Geir Selbæk and Jorunn L. Helbostad
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2022 19:30
  43. Aging is accompanied by changes in muscle mass, strength and loss of sensory, visual and auditive functions. However, these changes do not occur linearly, most spatiotemporal gait parameters change with aging....

    Authors: Thea Laurentius, Johannes Quandel, Leo Cornelius Bollheimer, Steffen Leonhardt, Chuong Ngo and Markus Lüken
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2022 19:29
  44. Mild cognitive impairment often precedes dementia. The purpose of this analysis was to estimate the population attributable fraction for physical activity in Colombia, which is the reduction in cases that woul...

    Authors: Gary O’Donovan, I-Min Lee, Mark Hamer, Patricia García-Garro, Claudia Duran-Aniotz, Agustín Ibáñez, Olga L. Sarmiento and Philipp Hessel
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2022 19:28
  45. Physical inactivity and sedentary behavior are modifiable risk factors for chronic disease and all-cause mortality that may have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 shutdowns.

    Authors: Nicholas Sommers, Marcie Berger, Jason C. Rubenstein, James Roth, Amy Pan, Colton Thompson and Michael E. Widlansky
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2022 19:26
  46. Authors: Shoto Kamimura, Takashi Iida, Yumi Watanabe, Kaori Kitamura, Keiko Kabasawa, Akemi Takahashi, Toshiko Saito, Ryosaku Kobayashi, Rieko Oshiki, Ribeka Takachi, Shoichiro Tsugane, Masayuki Iki, Ayako Sasaki, Osamu Yamazaki, Kei Watanabe and Kazutoshi Nakamura
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2022 19:25

    The original article was published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2022 19:20

  47. 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 2022 19:24

    The original article was published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2021 18:17

  48. A striking effect of old age is the involuntary loss of muscle mass and strength leading to sarcopenia and reduced physiological functions. However, effects of heavy-load exercise in older adults on diseases a...

    Authors: Kaare M. Gautvik, Ole K. Olstad, Ulrika Raue, Vigdis T. Gautvik, Karl J. Kvernevik, Tor P. Utheim, Solveig Ravnum, Camilla Kirkegaard, Håvard Wiig, Garan Jones, Luke C. Pilling, Scott Trappe, Truls Raastad and Sjur Reppe
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2022 19:23

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