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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Authors: Michael Brach

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

    Content type: Editorial

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. We investigate whether the distance between the next sports facilities and children’s homes matter for their sports activities inside and outside of sports clubs. Our analysis is based on a large and informati...

    Authors: Andreas Steinmayr, Christina Felfe and Michael Lechner

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 8:90

    Content type: Original Research

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  18. The article provides an overview of the results of cross-sectional and longitudinal data sets concerning sport participation of the elderly in Germany with a focus on correlations of sport participation with g...

    Authors: Ulrike Tischer, Ilse Hartmann-Tews and Claudia Combrink

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 8:87

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  19. 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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  20. As an attempt to measure the ‘experienced’ utility of individuals in economics, the investigation of individuals’ subjective well-being (SWB) was pioneered by Van Praag and Frijters (1999) and Kahneman et al. (19...

    Authors: Tim Pawlowski, Paul Downward and Simona Rasciute

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 8:85

    Content type: Original Research

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  21. Recent research emphasizes the importance of economic factors on sport participation. We extend this by examining the role played by time constraints and family structure in survey data from Rheinberg, Germany...

    Authors: Jane E. Ruseski, Brad R. Humphreys, Kirstin Hallmann and Christoph Breuer

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 8:84

    Content type: Original Research

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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. The purpose of this paper was to discuss physical activity and sports participation in a life-course framework, long-term tracking, determinants, and correlates of physical activity from childhood to old age, ...

    Authors: Mirja Hirvensalo and Taru Lintunen

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2011 8:76

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  27. 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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  28. Elite master athletes with long-term devotion to physical training offer an economical means of investigating the effects of ageing and habitual exercise on maximal physical performance. Ideally, individuals w...

    Authors: Harri Suominen

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2010 8:73

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  29. The need to study lifelong changes in health and functioning has resulted in increasing emphasis on a life course approach in different fields of inquiry. The aim of this approach is to explore how biological,...

    Authors: Eino Heikkinen

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2010 8:69

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  30. In this minireview, we summarize the research results to date on the progression of functional limitations and the role of physical activity during the life course in preventing risk factor accumulation. In ad...

    Authors: Mikaela B. von Bonsdorff and Taina Rantanen

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2010 8:70

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  31. 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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  32. Due to the demographic situation in nowadays societies, physical activity, and sport expenditure have to be analysed from a demographic as well as socio-economical perspective. This means that determinants suc...

    Authors: Christoph Breuer, Kirstin Hallmann, Pamela Wicker and Svenja Feiler

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2010 7:66

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  33. In this work, a simplified interface system for education of people with disabilities is presented. This platform allows the control of different tools (PC games, robot, and electric wheelchair) using differen...

    Authors: Chadi Riman, Husam Ghusn and Eric Monacelli

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2010 7:65

    Content type: Original Research

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  34. The aims of this study were (1) to analyze the sport participation in a cohort of community-dwelling elderly people in Germany and (2) to evaluate associations between sport participation, sociodemographic fac...

    Authors: Timo Hinrichs, Ulrike Trampisch, Ina Burghaus, Heinz G. Endres, Renate Klaaßen-Mielke, Anna Moschny and Petra Platen

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2010 7:63

    Content type: Original Research

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