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By Gonçalo Nuno Figueiredo Dias, Micael Santos Couceiro

This e-book provides an research of energetic getting older and actual task from a multidisciplinary standpoint. With descriptions of workouts, competently illustrated with photos, this publication exhibits that normal actual task reduces the superiority of persistent ailments linked to getting older, in addition to the danger of morbidity and mortality of the aged. It confirms that workout courses reduce the psychomotor decline, hinder the lack of performance, lack of ability and dementia, and foster major profits in future health and health, resulting in elevated caliber of lifetime of the elderly.

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Social integration among peers; 3. Improvement of intergenerational activity. Nevertheless, physical activity programmes designed for the elderly must be delivered by qualified professionals and should include the following features (see Geis 2002; Geis and Rubi 2003; Norman 2010): 1. 2. 3. 4. Rewarding: it should be rewarding and appealing for the elderly; Recreational: it should cover a playful and recreational component; Motivational: it should motivate the elderly to achieve its objectives; All-inclusive: it should integrate all the elderly population, while still considering their limitations; 5.

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