The quest for superior exercises for great health in old age

Swiss Junior Doctors and Undergraduate Perspective on Sport and Exercise Medicine Blog Series By Michiel R.M. Twiss (@physiotwiss) Which exercise methods are most effective for improving physical fitness (PF) and functional performance fitness (FPF) in older adults? Exercise (EX) enables participation in physical pursuits, including sports and contributes to personal independence, self-care and quality of […]

Read More…

E-letter: An earlier community study

In response to “What factors are associated with physical activity in older people, assessed objectively by accelerometry?” (abstract, full article): We have read with interest the recently reported accelerometer study of physical activity in community-living seniors in Oxfordshire (1). Subjects were observed for 7 days, apparently in the winter or the spring, although the only […]

Read More…