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  1. Review article

    Effects of whole-body vibration on proxies of muscle strength in old adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis on the role of physical capacity level

    Dynapenia (age-associated loss of muscle strength not caused by neurologic or muscular diseases) and functional limitations (e.g. climbing stairs, chair rising) are important problems in elderly persons. Whole...

    Slavko Rogan, Eling D. de Bruin, Lorenz Radlinger, Christine Joehr, Christa Wyss, Neil-Jerome Stuck, Yvonne Bruelhart, Rob A. de Bie and Roger Hilfiker

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:12

    Published on: 8 December 2015

  2. Research article

    The effect of sensor-based exercise at home on functional performance associated with fall risk in older people – a comparison of two exergame interventions

    There is good evidence that balance challenging exercises can reduce falls in older people. However, older people often find it difficult to incorporate such programs in their daily life. Videogame technology ...

    Yves J. Gschwind, Daniel Schoene, Stephen R. Lord, Andreas Ejupi, Trinidad Valenzuela, Konstantin Aal, Ashley Woodbury and Kim Delbaere

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:11

    Published on: 30 November 2015

  3. Research article

    ICT-based system to predict and prevent falls (iStoppFalls): results from an international multicenter randomized controlled trial

    Falls and fall-related injuries are a serious public health issue. Exercise programs can effectively reduce fall risk in older people. The iStoppFalls project developed an Information and Communication Technol...

    Yves J. Gschwind, Sabine Eichberg, Andreas Ejupi, Helios de Rosario, Michael Kroll, Hannah R. Marston, Mario Drobics, Janneke Annegarn, Rainer Wieching, Stephen R. Lord, Konstantin Aal, Daryoush Vaziri, Ashley Woodbury, Dennis Fink and Kim Delbaere

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:10

    Published on: 27 November 2015

  4. Research article

    A comparison of linear and nonlinear stability parameters in different clinical forms of multiple sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the neurological diseases that affect the ability of subjects to stand and walk. The stability of MS subjects has been evaluated in various studies, mostly based on linear app...

    Mehrdad Anbarian, Mahnaz Marvi-Esfahani, Mohammad Taghi Karimi, Masoud Etemadifar, Seyed Mohammad Marandi and Mostafa Kamali

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:9

    Published on: 9 November 2015

  5. Review article

    Health benefits of cycle ergometer training for older adults over 70: a review

    As the number of older adults continues to increase worldwide, more attention is being paid to geriatric health care needs, and successful ageing is becoming an important topic in the medical literature. A pre...

    Walid Bouaziz, Elise Schmitt, Georges Kaltenbach, Bernard Geny and Thomas Vogel

    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:8

    Published on: 2 November 2015

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  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

  11. 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

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    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:141

    Published on: 18 April 2014

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

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