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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
  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
  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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Authors: Michael Brach
    Citation: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2012 9:104
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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

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