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Physically Active Leisure among Older Adults- Measurement, Comparison and Impact

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ISBN-10: 3836418673

ISBN-13: 9783836418676

Edition: N/A

Authors: Hsueh-Wen Chow

List price: $76.00
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Modern nations have experienced both rapid aging of the population and dramatically increasing health care costs. Physical activity has been clearly identified as a critical variable in determining both quality of life and health care costs among older adults. While numerous policies and studies have been devoted to increasing physical activity among the older population, there is insufficient knowledge of which forms of physical activity are more effective and sustainable. This book provides empirical research evidence about the importance of leisure-time physical activities compare to other forms of physical activities and discusses the possibility of multidisciplinary efforts in…    
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Book details

List price: $76.00
Publisher: .AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 204
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English