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  1. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

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

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:11

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  2. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:10

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  3. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:9

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  4. Content type: Review article

    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...

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

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:8

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  5. Content type: Research article

    It is generally recognised that the physical functioning of older adults is enhanced with resistance exercise. The aim of this study was to investigate the time course of changes in upper and lower body muscle...

    Authors: Carla Coetsee and Elmarie Terblanche

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:7

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  6. Content type: Short report

    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.

    Authors: Slavko Rogan, Lorenz Radlinger, Dietmar Schmidtbleicher, Rob A. de Bie and Eling D. de Bruin

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:5

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 2.3 million people around the world. Symptoms are numerous and varied, often having a profound effect on activities of daily living. While for...

    Authors: Sean Horton, Dany J. MacDonald, Karl Erickson and Rylee A. Dionigi

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:3

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  8. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Calum F. Leask, Juliet A. Harvey, Dawn A. Skelton and Sebastien FM Chastin

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:4

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  9. Content type: Review article

    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...

    Authors: G. Ruben H. Regterschot, Tobias Morat, Marjanne Folkersma and Wiebren Zijlstra

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 12:2

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  10. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    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...

    Authors: Chiung-ju Liu, Deepika M. Shiroy, Leah Y. Jones and Daniel O. Clark

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:144

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  11. Content type: Meta-Analysis

    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 ...

    Authors: Jose M. Cancela, Iris M. de Oliveira and Gustavo Rodríguez-Fuentes

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:143

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  12. Content type: Original Research

    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 ...

    Authors: Ayelet Dunsky, Sima Zach, Aviva Zeev, Uri Goldbourt, Tal Shimony, Rebecca Goldsmith and Yael Netz

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:139

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  13. Content type: Original Research

    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...

    Authors: Władysław Mynarski, Michał Rozpara, Agnieszka Nawrocka, Zbigniew Borek, Aneta Powerska and Wiesław Garbaciak

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:138

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  14. Content type: Original Research

    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...

    Authors: Michael D. Denkinger, Simone E. Flick, Thorsten Nikolaus, Clemens Becker, Kamiar Aminian and Ulrich Lindemann

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:137

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  15. Content type: Tutorial Review

    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...

    Authors: Seline Wüest, Rolf van de Langenberg and Eling D. de Bruin

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:136

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2014 11:142

  16. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    This systematic review summarizes the relatively scant literature concerning the effectiveness of water-based exercise (WBE) interventions in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Databases MEDLINE, EMBASE, PE...

    Authors: Carlos Ayán Pérez and J. M. Cancela

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:135

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  17. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    In the last decade, population ageing has been registered as a global phenomenon. A relation exists between falling and ageing, since falling frequency increases significantly with age. In fact, one in three o...

    Authors: Miguel Terroso, Natacha Rosa, Antonio Torres Marques and Ricardo Simoes

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:134

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  18. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    Accelerometers objectively monitor physical activity and sedentary patterns and are increasingly used in the research setting. It is important to maintain consistency in data analysis and reporting, therefore,...

    Authors: E. Gorman, H. M. Hanson, P. H. Yang, K. M. Khan, T. Liu-Ambrose and M. C. Ashe

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:132

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  19. Content type: Original Research

    Elderly patients with cardiovascular events are characterized by high drug consumptions. Whether high drug consumptions are related to physical activity is not known. In order to examine whether physical activ...

    Authors: Francesco Cacciatore, Francesca Mazzella, Luisa Viati, Giancarlo Longobardi, Antonio Magliocca, Claudia Basile, Livia Guadagno, Nicola Ferrara, Franco Rengo and Pasquale Abete

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:130

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  20. Content type: Original Research

    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...

    Authors: Guido Schröder, Andreas Knauerhase, Guenther Kundt and Hans-Christof Schober

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:128

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  21. Content type: Original Research

    This study investigated the effects of a multimodal exercise program (MEP) on pedal dexterity and balance in two groups of older adult participants (65–92 years of age) from a psychiatric hospital center (HC),...

    Authors: João Silva, Olga Vasconcelos, Paula Rodrigues and Joana Carvalho

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:129

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  22. Content type: Original Research

    Joint proprioception plays an important role in the generation of coordinated movements, maintenance of normal body posture, body conditioning, motor learning, and relearning. Previous studies have demonstrate...

    Authors: Yan-Ying Ju, Jin-Kun Lin, Hsin-Yi Kathy Cheng, Chih-Hsiu Cheng and Alice May-Kuen Wong

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:125

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  23. Content type: Original Research

    This study aims to determine the normalized response speed (V rn) in vastus lateralis (VL) and biceps femoris (BF) muscles in different age groups using tensiomyography. Eighty-four male subjects ...

    Authors: D. Rodríguez-Ruiz, J. M. García-Manso, D. Rodríguez-Matoso, S. Sarmiento, M. Da Silva-Grigoletto and R. Pisot

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:127

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  24. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:126

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  25. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    This systematic review investigated whether healthy older adults benefit from training interventions in motor–cognitive dual-task (DT) situations and which specific aspects of the intervention and/or task sele...

    Authors: Bettina Wollesen and Claudia Voelcker-Rehage

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 11:122

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  26. Content type: Original Research

    Locomotion is an essential component of independence and well-being at old age. Performance deficits in the gait of older adults most often become evident on multisurface and varying terrains. Research results...

    Authors: Tobias Morat, Daniela Kroeger and Heinz Mechling

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:121

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  27. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    It is an undeniable fact that resistance training (RT) is a potent stimulus for muscle hypertrophy and strength gain, but it is less understood whether RT can increase maximal aerobic capacity (VO2max). The purpo...

    Authors: Hayao Ozaki, Jeremy P. Loenneke, Robert S. Thiebaud and Takashi Abe

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:120

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  28. Content type: Original research

    Negative psychological and physical effects of prostate cancer and its medical treatment may persist many years after diagnosis. The influence of a long cycling tour on rehabilitative or health-related effects...

    Authors: Freerk T. Baumann, Eva M. Zopf, Tanja Westhof, Stefanie Krohe, Alexandra Stempin, Matthias Müsgens, Anne Krause, Philipp Zimmer, Julia Beulertz, Wilhelm Bloch and Elke Jäger

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:119

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  29. Content type: Scientific Report

    Since 1978, exercise and sport therapy for oncological patients is a research and education focus at the German Sport University of Cologne. Back then, the top priority for almost all oncological patients was ...

    Authors: Klaus Schüle

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:118

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  30. Content type: Tutorial Review

    Since initial reports in the mid-1980s, there has been increasing interest in the application of exercise as medicine for the prevention and management of cancer. A large number of high-quality, randomised, co...

    Authors: Robert U. Newton and Daniel A. Galvão

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:114

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  31. Content type: Tutorial Review

    Physical activity (PA) is beneficial for cancer survivors across the cancer trajectory. Evidence indicates physical and psychosocial benefits, and ultimately, enhanced overall quality of life, for individuals ...

    Authors: S. Nicole Culos-Reed and Lauren Capozzi

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:112

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  32. Content type: Scientific Report

    Oncological patients should engage in physical activities during the entire period of medical treatment and aftercare taking into account the contraindications. Therapeutic exercises should be customized, acco...

    Authors: F. T. Baumann

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:111

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  33. Content type: Systematic Review

    The procedure of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is an intense treatment approach to cure patients from leukemia or lymphoma. Prior, during, and after HSCT, patients experience considerable phys...

    Authors: Joachim Wiskemann

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:116

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  34. Content type: Introductory Review

    A growing knowledge regarding the influence of exercise on adverse physiologic outcomes associated with cancer and its treatment exists. Aside from its effects on psychological behavior, quality of life, and c...

    Authors: Wilhelm Bloch, Eva Zopf, Philipp Zimmer and Freerk T. Baumann

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:106

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  35. Content type: Scientific Report

    Individual rehabilitation concepts for cancer patients include specific nutrition programs, psychotherapy and many modalities from the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. At the Medical University o...

    Authors: Richard Crevenna

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:110

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  36. Content type: Tutorial Review

    Few modifiable lifestyle factors have been shown to be associated with reduced cancer risk. For physical activity, more than 200 epidemiologic studies have provided evidence that its association with cancer ri...

    Authors: Karen Steindorf

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:115

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  37. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    This review aims to identify the optimal exercise intervention characteristics for falls prevention among community-dwelling adults aged 60 years and over. Articles for inclusion were sourced by searching the ...

    Authors: Valerie Power and Amanda M. Clifford

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2013 10:108

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  38. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    The beneficial effect of physical activity (PA) has been confirmed in several types of cancer (especially colon and breast tumours). However, the role of PA as a risk factor directly related to the incidence o...

    Authors: C. Ayán, J. Cancela, A. Molina, T. Fernández and V. Martín

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 10:113

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  39. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    Physical activity positively influences brain health and cognitive functioning in older adults. Several physiological and psychological mechanisms have been identified to underlie such a relationship. Cardiova...

    Authors: José Marmeleira

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 10:105

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