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|Title: ||Physical activity and functional fitness in older adults with cognitive impairment|
|Authors: ||Ferreira, Soraia|
|Issue Date: ||2017|
|Citation: ||Ferreira, J., & Marmeleira, J. (2017). Physical activity and functional fitness in older adults with cognitive impairment. In: Motricidade; Book of Abstracts of the International Congress of Exercise and Health, Sports and Human Development, CIDESD. 13(1), pp. 174-175. Évora, Portugal.|
|Abstract: ||The aging process leads to inevitable life
changes, and is characterized by a progressive
loss of psychological and physiological functions
(Daroff & Aminoff, 2003; Spirduso, 2005).
Cognitive impairment is very common in the
elderly, (Daroff & Aminoff, 2003) and ranges
from mild to severe (e.g., mild cognitive
impairment and Alzheimer’s disease).
Unfortunately, the information available about
the physical activity and sedentary behavior of
people with cognitive impairment is scarce.
Therefore, the main objective of this study was
to examine physical activity levels and functional
fitness of older adults with cognitive
|Appears in Collections:||DES - Comunicações - Em Congressos Científicos Internacionais|
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