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Measurement Issues in Aging And Physical Activity

Proceedings of the 10th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium

by Weimo, Ph.D. Zhu

  • 3 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Human Kinetics Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Physiological aspects,
  • Exercise for older people,
  • Aging - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Gerontology,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Aging,
  • Congresses,
  • Exercise

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7892125M
    ISBN 100736053646
    ISBN 109780736053648

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Measurement Issues in Aging And Physical Activity by Weimo, Ph.D. Zhu Download PDF EPUB FB2

The groundbreaking Measurement Issues in Aging and Physical Activity explores subjects in a range of research topics. For both veterans and newcomers to the field, this reference will be a comprehensive guide to the latest research on aging in measurement and physical activity.

Measurement Issues in Aging and Physical Activity breaks new ground with a discussion of multicultural factors related to physical activity promotion and intervention. Ideas include using culture as a catalyst for active living and using culture-based physical activity as an alternative approach to promotion of active living.

Measurement issues in aging and physical activity. Champaign, Il: Human Kinetics. Champaign, Il: Human Kinetics. Measurement issues in aging and physical activity.

Despite the known benefits of physical activity to health and physical function in aging, the proportion of older adults meeting recommended physical activity guidelines remains low (27%).

Since the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were published, considerable evidence has emerged regarding the relative benefits of various modes or combinations of physical activity, such as.

The aging process is associated with an increased prevalence and number of both mental and physical health concerns and disabilities (Blazer, Burchett, Service, & George, ; Ko & Coons, ; Mroczek & Spiro, ).Poor mental health is an important consideration for the older adult population, because it appears to be a substantial Measurement Issues in Aging And Physical Activity book of perceived quality of life (Kahn, Hessling Cited by: Physical Activity and Ageing.

overview of key issues that demonstrate the ways in which physical activity and inactivity have. Journal of Aging & Physical Activity, 22. Gullette. The Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (JAPA) is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes peer-reviewed original research reports, scholarly reviews, and professional-application articles on the relationship between physical activity and the aging process.

The journal encourages the submission of articles that can contribute to an understanding of (a) the impact of physical activity on physiological, psychological. Exercise and Physical Activity. Physical activity is an important part of healthy aging.

Check out these articles, which were previously housed on the Go4Life exercise and physical activity website, to learn the latest on how exercise and physical activity can help you stay healthy as you age. Find tips on how to fit exercise into your daily life safely and get motivated to get moving.

Overview. The report is about the role of physical activity, its benefits for ageing people. It covers the following topics: ageing and functional health, research evidence on the benefits, physical activity and mental health, what kind of physical activity, walking, how to encourage physical activity in daily life.

Background Interventions to promote physical activity (PA) among older adults can positively impact PA behaviour and other health outcomes.

Measurement of PA must be valid and reliable; however, the degree to which studies employ valid and reliable measures of PA is unclear. The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate the measurement tools used in interventions to Cited by: Physical activity and healthy ageing: A systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal cohort studies.

Daskalopoulou C(1), Stubbs B(2), Kralj C(3), Koukounari A(4), Prince M(3), Prina AM(3). Author information: (1)Health Service and Population Research Department, King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience Cited by: Aging and Physical Activity Science Grid view List view Sort by Featured Best Selling Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Price, low to high Price, high to low Date, new to old Date, old to new.

How we measure 'reads' highlight the major issues and challenges currently facing the physical activity and aging field; and explore the types of directions for science, policy, and practice.

Aguilar-Farias N., Hopman-Rock M. () Measurement of Physical Activity Among Older People. In: Nyman S. et al. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion.

Palgrave Macmillan, ChamAuthor: Nicolas Aguilar-Farias, Marijke Hopman-Rock. The papers show how aging and physical activity are associated with disability, mortality, behavioral change, home-based counseling interventions, bone and connective tissue health, telomere biology, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, inflammation, antioxidants, sleep apnea, and cognitive by: 9.

Healthy ageing and frailty. Healthy ageing has been defined as an ability to lead a healthy, socially inclusive lifestyle relatively free from illness or disability (age UK ), and this is more likely in those actively engaging in activities to improve their health and wellbeing (age UK ).Such people were recruited into the MYOAGE study (McPhee et al.

) and it was clear that despite Cited by: Regular physical activity in older adults is critically important to ensure healthy aging. The link between physical activity and prevention of disease, maintenance of independence, and improved Author: Roy Shephard. The physical aging process progresses every day—and so does our understanding of it.

Physical Dimensions of Aging, Second Edition, will keep students and professionals up to date on the outcomes of the latest research studies and their implications for the elderly in the real world.

Physical aging affects us cognitively, psychologically, socially, and spiritually/5(6). Physical Activity and the Aging Brain: Effects of Exercise on Neurological Function is a complete guide to the manifold effects of exercise and physical activity on the aging brain.

Cognitive decline and motor impairment, onset of diseases and disorders, and even changes in family structure and social settings that occur as we age can all. Harnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum of courses in aging-related higher education.

It features 32 classroom and community-based educational activities for instructors seeking to introduce or enhance aging content in Price: $. Physical Activity and the Aging Brain: Effects of Exercise on Neurological Function is a complete guide to the manifold effects of exercise and physical activity on the aging brain.

Cognitive decline and motor impairment, onset of diseases and disorders, and even changes in family structure and social settings that occur as we age can all impact activity levels, yet continued physical activity.Physical Activity and Health, Second Edition, offers a detailed yet concise presentation of key concepts as well as a framework to help readers relate results from single studies or collections of studies to the overall paradigm linking physical activity and physical fitness to health.

For each of the topics covered, the text provides an /5(13). As well as considering the overall effects of physical activity, the roles of program length, subject sex, age, physical fitness, and measurement are considered.

Overall, the results of the 38 studies reviewed are overwhelmingly positive, with the majority reporting positive associations between physical activity and psychological by: