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Below are abstracts from the 7th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity. The theme for 2008’s event was "Active Aging: Focus on Longevity and Physical Activity." These abstracts were published in the July 2008 supplement of the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity.





 
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The Problems of Aging in Nepal

This is an overview of problems in Nepal as they related to aging and social and economic factors. read more

An Investigation of the Discriminative Validity of the 30-ft-Walk Test as a Function of Age and Physical Activity Level

The purpose of this study is to investigate the extent to which the level of physical activity influences age-associated changes in performance on the 30-ft walk test performed at a preferred and maximum speed. read more

An Investigation of the Discriminative Validity of the 30-ft-Walk Test as a Function of Age and Gender

The 30-ft walk test is a feasible and reliable method of measuring older adult gait patterns in community settings. The purpose of this study was to investigate the discriminative validity of the test as a function of age and gender in a group of community-dwelling older adults. read more

Physical Activities in Middle-Aged and Older Adults

The objectives of the present paper were to consolidate current research findings on the physical activities of middle-aged and older adults in an attempt to establish scientific objectives and practical tasks that may assist in the future promotion of these physical activities. read more

Effects of an Exercise Program on Postural Stability in Parkinson’s Disease

To find the effect of a chronic exercise program on postural stability, Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients in an exercise program were assessed by computerized posturography and compared with those without regular exercise. read more

A Simple, Inexpensive Step Exercise Device for Residents in Snowy Regions

This study was designed to develop an exercise device with the aim to maintain fitness of residents living in snowy regions during winter. read more

Psychometric Properties of a Questionnaire to Assess Exercise-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries in Older Adults

The objective of present study was to develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of a questionnaire to measure exercise-related injury in older adults participating in supervised multimodal exercise programs. read more

Comparative Analysis Between Soccer and Swimming Master Participants

The purpose of this study is to explore the similarities and differences of participants’ enjoyment through comparative analysis between team sport athletes and individual sport athletes in the context of masters sports. read more

Effect of Aerobic Exercise on the Metabolic Syndrome According to UCP2 Gene Polymorphism in Middle-Aged Obese Women

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of 12 weeks of aerobic exercise according to UCP2 gene polymorphism on the components of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged obese women. read more

Effects of Elastic Band Exercise for 12 Weeks in Obese Middle-Aged Women

The objective of this study was to examine the effects of 2 different types (blue band 14 repetitions; BB14, red Band 25 repetitions; RB25) of 12 weeks of elastic Theraband exercise on obese middle-aged women and provide guidelines for exercise prescription for obese people. read more
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