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The New Science of Aging

  • Vonda J. WrightEmail author
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Abstract

Never in the history of the mankind has there been a better time to age. With the expansion of the lifespan from mid-30’s to nearly 80 years there is a surge towards harnessing the power of mobility to preserve health and change the way we age. This text book serves as a guide for clinicans caring for athletes and active agers of all ages and skill levels as we seek to optimize performance across the lifespan and minimize injury.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh, UPMC Lemieux Sports ComplexPittsburghUSA

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