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Recommendations for physical activity in older adults

Sparling, Phillip B., Howard, Bethany J., Dunstan, David W. and Owen, Neville 2015, Recommendations for physical activity in older adults, BMJ, vol. 350, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1136/bmj.h100.

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Title Recommendations for physical activity in older adults
Author(s) Sparling, Phillip B.
Howard, Bethany J.
Dunstan, David W.
Owen, Neville
Journal name BMJ
Volume number 350
Start page 1
End page 5
Total pages 5
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Place of publication London, Eng.
Publication date 2015-01-21
ISSN 1756-1833
Keyword(s) Science & Technology
Life Sciences & Biomedicine
Medicine, General & Internal
General & Internal Medicine
PRESCRIBING EXERCISE
POSTPRANDIAL GLUCOSE
ACTIVITY GUIDELINES
ACTIVITY PROMOTION
SEDENTARY TIME
SITTING TIME
PRIMARY-CARE
METAANALYSIS
DISEASE
HEALTH
Summary  Older adults find it difficult to meet moderate and vigorous exercise targets. Given that a dose-response exists for physical activity and health benefits, Phillip B Sparling and colleagues argue that a change in message to reduce sedentary time and increase light activities may prove more realistic and pave the way to more intense exercise
Language eng
DOI 10.1136/bmj.h100
Field of Research 110699 Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 920502 Health Related to Ageing
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2015, BMJ Publishing Group
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30081272

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
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