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  1. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  2. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  3. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  5. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  6. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  8. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  9. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  10. 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

    Content type: Original research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Scientific Report

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  12. 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

    Content type: Tutorial Review

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  13. 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

    Content type: Tutorial Review

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  14. 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

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  15. 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

    Content type: Tutorial Review

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  16. 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

    Content type: Scientific Report

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  17. 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

    Content type: Scientific Report

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  18. 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

    Content type: Introductory Review

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  19. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  20. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  21. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  22. Authors: Michael Brach

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 9:104

    Content type: Editorial

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  23. Aging is a multifactorial process leading to changes in skeletal muscle quantity and quality, which cause muscle weakness and disability in the aging population. This paper discusses the reasons for muscle wea...

    Authors: Teet Seene and Priit Kaasik

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 9:102

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  24. There is general consensus that physical activity is important for preserving functional capacities of older adults and positively influencing quality of life. While accelerometry is widely accepted and applie...

    Authors: Ulrike Sonja Trampisch, Petra Platen, Matthias Trampisch, Anna Moschny, Ulrich Thiem and Timo Hinrichs

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 9:100

    Content type: Original Research

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  25. With the increasing number of individuals over the age of 65 years worldwide, it is critical for society to recognize the importance of helping seniors maintain their health, physical, and cognitive functionin...

    Authors: Jacqueline A. Liffiton, Sean Horton, Joseph Baker and Patricia L. Weir

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 9:98

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  26. Research has shown repeatedly that the “feeling better” effect of exercise is far more moderate than generally claimed. Examinations of subgroups in secondary analyses also indicate that numerous further varia...

    Authors: Katrin Lehnert, Gorden Sudeck and Achim Conzelmann

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 9:95

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  27. The research on the effects of aquatic exercise is a field that has grown rapidly in the last decade. The majority of the available literature is focused on the benefits of water-based exercise programs for pe...

    Authors: Marco Bergamin, Silvano Zanuso, Brent A. Alvar, Andrea Ermolao and Marco Zaccaria

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 9:97

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  28. The Performance-Oriented Mobility Assessment (POMA)-I is widely used assessment tool for evaluation of balance and gait properties. The aim of this study was to translate POMA-I to Turkish and to assess its re...

    Authors: Serap D. Yücel, Füsun Şahin, Beril Doğu, Tülay Şahin, Banu Kuran and Sevda Gürsakal

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 9:96

    Content type: Original Research

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  29. Normal aging processes result in losses of functional flexibility and muscular strength, which increase seniors’ fall risk and dependence on others. A relatively new intervention to reduce and/or reverse the a...

    Authors: C. Lachance, P. Weir, K. Kenno and S. Horton

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 9:94

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  30. The objectives of this study were to describe the different modalities of physical activity programs designed for moderate to severe dementia and to identify their impact on functional independence in activiti...

    Authors: Elisabeth Burge, Nicolas Kuhne, André Berchtold, Christine Maupetit and Armin von Gunten

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 9:92

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  31. Digital games cannot only be used for fun and entertainment. The term “serious games” (SG) denotes digital games serving serious purposes like education, training, advertising, research and health. Recently, a...

    Authors: Josef Wiemeyer and Annika Kliem

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 9:93

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  32. Chronic musculoskeletal conditions in the lower extremities, particularly arthritis, and the chronic pain associated with them, are independent risk factors for falls, with approximately 50% of people with art...

    Authors: Pazit Levinger, Susannah Wallman and Keith Hill

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 9:86

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  33. Sarcopenia is a serious condition especially in the elderly population mainly characterized by the loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength with aging. Extremity skeletal muscle mass index (EMMI) (sum of skel...

    Authors: Kai Zhong, Shu-feng Lei, Fang Yang, Xiang-ding Chen, Li-jun Tan, Xue-zhen Zhu, Qing Tian and Hong-wen Deng

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 9:82

    Content type: Original Research

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  34. The objective of this work was to summarise and evaluate the evidence showing that physical activity is a protector factor as regards falls in older people. Relevant studies were identified through a systemati...

    Authors: Marie Thibaud, Frédéric Bloch, Caroline Tournoux-Facon, Cyril Brèque, Anne Sophie Rigaud, Benoît Dugué and Gilles Kemoun

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 9:81

    Content type: Metaanalysis

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  35. Regular walking is one of the most recommended and popular physical activity worldwide. This study (1) detected the effects of unsupervised regular walking on physical and cognitive functioning, emotional stat...

    Authors: Orcin Telli Atalay and Uğur Cavlak

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 9:83

    Content type: Original Research

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  36. The demographic changes in the industrialized countries place new and important challenges to health care providers, politicians, and modern society. Many older persons wish to maintain independence and mobili...

    Authors: Ellen Freiberger and Paul de Vreede

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 8:78

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  37. Over the last few years, the estimation of energy expenditure with accelerometers has become more and more accurate due to improvements in sensor technology. Significant enhancement could be reached by model-b...

    Authors: Sascha Härtel, Jens-Peter Gnam, Simone Löffler and Klaus Bös

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2010 8:74

    Content type: Original Research

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  38. Experts in Adapted Physical Activity (APA) for elderly persons from 66 higher education institutions of 29 European countries worked during 3 years together (2004–2007) in producing education materials to prom...

    Authors: Herman Van Coppenolle, S. Djobova, A. Niemiro, I. Dobreva and K. U. Leuven

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2010 8:68

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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