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Is Yang style Tai Chi a “one size fits all” fall prevention exercise program for older adults?
Falls among Canadian older adults is a growing problem, not only in terms of incident rates and its impacts, but most importantly, the vast scope of preventable morbidity and mortality. A decline in age-related physical ...
Bridging the digital divide: examining the use and access to e-health based technologies by millennials and older adults in Ontario, Canada
The digital divide is the gap between demographics and regions that have access to information communication technologies and those who do not. The older adult generation may not be familiar with e-Health usage, compared ...
Acute cardiopulmonary responses to different intensities of exercise in healthy older adults
The overall purpose of this thesis was to study the acute cardiopulmonary responses to different intensities of exercise in healthy older adults. Thirty healthy older males and females (69.6 ǂ 6.2 yrs.; males n = 15) ...
Sedentary time and hospitalization in Canada's middle-aged and older adults
Sedentary Time (ST) is a widespread behaviour in all age groups, especially in older adults. It is associated with chronic conditions, falls and poor physical function. Our purpose was to investigate the association between ...
Effects of physical activity and exercise on physical and mental health outcomes in female older adults with arthritis
Background: Arthritis is a chronic, degenerative disease, which affects two million older Canadians, of which the majority are older females (65+ years). With no cure, methods to improve arthritic symptoms are essential ...