Active Ageing and Physical Activity: Guidelines, Functional by Gonçalo Nuno Figueiredo Dias, Micael Santos Couceiro

By Gonçalo Nuno Figueiredo Dias, Micael Santos Couceiro

This ebook offers an research of lively growing older and actual job from a multidisciplinary standpoint. With descriptions of routines, competently illustrated with photos, this publication exhibits that general actual task reduces the superiority of persistent ailments linked to getting old, in addition to the chance 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 overall healthiness and health and wellbeing, resulting in elevated caliber of lifetime of the elderly.

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