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  1. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  2. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  3. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Academic Literature Review

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  5. 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

    Content type: Review

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  6. 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

    Content type: Review

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  7. 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

    Content type: Review

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  8. 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

    Content type: Review

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