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This book presents an analysis of active ageing and physical activity from a multidisciplinary perspective. With descriptions of exercises, adequately illustrated with pictures, this book shows that regular physical activity reduces the prevalence of chronic diseases associated with ageing, as well as the risk of morbidity and mortality of the elderly. It confirms that exercise programs minimize the psychomotor decline, prevent the loss of functionality, inability and dementia, and foster significant gains in health and well-being, leading to increased quality of life of the elderly.
Benefits of Physical Activity Activity Programs for the Elderly Quality of Life of the Elderly Reducing Chronic Diseases Associated with Ageing Reducing Morbidity and Mortality of the Elderly Exercise Programs Minimizing Psychomotor Decline Active Ageing Reducing Chronic Diseases Well-Being of the Senior Population Health of the Life of the Elderly Health and Aging
The Author(s) 2017
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