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ERIC Number: EJ463326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-3847
How Exercise Can Benefit Older Patients. A Practical Approach.
Barry, Henry C.; And Others
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v21 n2 p124-26,129-30,133-34,137-40 Feb 1993
Physical activity has preventive and therapeutic benefits for the frail elderly. Physicians must educate patients about exercise benefits. Walking, flexibility, and strength training can prevent muscle weakness and impaired gait and balance. Changes in functional capacity can create greater independence in daily living. Physical activity also helps arthritis and dementia. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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