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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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BMD Improvements Following FaME (Falls Management Exercise) in Frequently Falling Women Age 65 and Over: An RCT

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a 9-month group exercise intervention (FaME), compared with a control intervention on bone mineral density (BMD) of the lumbar spine and hip. read more

Test Characteristics of a 20-m Shuttle Run Test and 6-Min Walk Test in Middle-Aged and Elderly People

The purpose of this study was to clarify test characteristics of a 20-m Shuttle Run and a 6-min Walk from the perspective of age and physical fitness level. read more

Secular Changes of Physical Function Among Community-Dwelling Elderly People in Japan: Experience From TMIG-LISA

The present study analyzed 4 measurements (grip strength, one-leg standing time with eyes open, usual walking speed, and maximum walking velocity) concerning physical function that are important factors determining functional capacity. read more

Comprehensive Mass Health Examination for Community-Dwelling Elderly People for Successful Aging

In this symposium, the authors introduce the comprehensive mass health examination and practical interventions for screening and prevention of geriatric syndromes to assure and encourage older adults to be independent in daily life. read more

A New Beginning for Seniors: A Journey Toward Healthy Aging

The purpose of this technical paper is to introduce a unique exercise teaching manual entitled Focus on Wellness: Therapeutic Exercise for Seniors 65 plus. read more

Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status and Sports Activities Among the Elderly in Japan

The aim of our study is to reveal epidemiologic feature of sports activities among the elderly in Japan using national data. read more

Longitudinal Changes in the Physical Fitness Levels of 80-Year-Old People: A 10-Year Follow-Up

The purpose of this study was to describe the longitudinal (10-yr) decline in physical fitness of 80-year-old people. read more

Predictors of Cessation of Regular Leisure-time Physical Activity in Community-Dwelling Elderly People

The objective of this study was to identify predictors of cessation of regular physical activity in community-dwelling elderly people. read more

Development of a Simple Measure Based on Limitation in Activities of Daily Living to Assess Physical Fitness for the Elderly

This study aimed to develop a simple questionnaire based on a measure of limitation in activities of daily living (ADL) to assess physical fitness in community-dwelling older adults. read more

Gait Characteristics During Walking on Known Tripping Floor Surfaces in Older Japanese Stroke Patients

The purpose of this study was to investigate gait characteristics during walking on known tripping floor surfaces in Japanese stroke patients. read more
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