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  1. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    Age-related declines in cognition may have detrimental effects on older adults’ ability to complete everyday activities that young- and middle-aged individuals perform automatically. Theories of cognitive agin...

    Authors: Ryan J. Caserta and Lise Abrams

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2007 4:18

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  2. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    Most balance training regimens for elderly individuals focus on self-controlled exercises, although automatic postural responses after a balance perturbation are not under direct volitional control. We critica...

    Authors: Lars I. E. Oddsson, Patrick Boissy and Itshak Melzer

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2007 4:19

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  3. Content type: Original Research

    This study aimed to investigate the degree to which the elements of the theory of planned behavior mediate the relationship between constraints and intention to continuing participation in physical activities....

    Authors: Konstantinos Alexandris, Vasilis Barkoukis and Charalampos Tsormpatzoudis

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2007 4:14

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  4. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    Based on the concept of ‘aging in place,’ design of houses in the past years are explored. Design features in the built environment become barriers for aging people with functional limitations. Initially, hous...

    Authors: Halime Demirkan

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2007 4:16

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  5. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disease affecting the regulation of insulin and glucose causing a disruption in the normal control of counterregulatory hormones and macronutrients, resulting in blood glu...

    Authors: Bruce Frier, Pearl Yang and Albert W. Taylor

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:63

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  6. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    Aging is associated with a significant decline in neuromuscular function leading to an eventual loss of independence and mobility of senescent people. Age-related sarcopenia, characterised by a reduction in mu...

    Authors: P. A. Figueiredo, M. P. Mota, H. J. Appell and J. Duarte

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:11

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  7. Content type: Original Research

    Elderly population often is encouraged to practice sports in preventing cardiovascular diseases. However, evidences exist that intense physical efforts are related with a higher risk for acute myocardial infar...

    Authors: C. A. Souza and L. E. Garcez-Leme

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:9

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  8. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    We review four broad lines of research on couplings between sensorimotor and cognitive aging, with an emphasis on methodological concerns. First, correlational cross-sectional and longitudinal data indicate in...

    Authors: Sabine Schäfer, Oliver Huxhold and Ulman Lindenberger

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:7

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  9. Content type: Academic Literature Review

    In this study, we review the evidence that older adults tend to have both a shorter time to lose stability in the maintenance of standing posture and the functionally related but inverse problem of needing mor...

    Authors: Semyon M. Slobounov, Pamela S. Haibach and Karl M. Newell

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:12

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  10. Content type: Editorial

    Authors: Michael Sagiv

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:13

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  11. Content type: Review

    Physical activity offers one of the greatest opportunities for people to extend years of active independent life and reduce functional limitations. The purpose of this paper is to identify key practices for pr...

    Authors: M. E. Cress, D. M. Buchner, T. Prohaska, J. Rimmer, M. Brown, C. Macera, L. DePietro and W. Chodzko-Zajko

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:3

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  12. Content type: Review

    It is widely accepted that regular physical exercise helps diabetic patients control blood glucose, reduce cardiovascular risk factors, and prevent other related complications. In spite of the undoubted benefi...

    Authors: C. Nakhanakhup, P. Moungmee, H. J. Appell and J. A. Duarte

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:10

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  13. Content type: Review

    Problems with ambulation and mobility are frequent problems in older adults. Each year, about one in 100 older adults develops new severe mobility disability. Assessment of abnormal gait constitutes a major co...

    Authors: N. B. Alexander and A. Goldberg

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:20

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  14. Content type: Review

    Walking is a fundamental motor skill that significantly affects the level of independence in older adults. The amount of variability present in a walking pattern reflects the quality of neuromuscular control. ...

    Authors: G. Meyer and M. Ayalon

    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2006 3:6

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