ERIC Number: EJ644168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Exercise Prescriptions for Active Seniors: A Team Approach for Maximizing Adherence.
Brennan, Fred H., Jr.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v30 n2 p19-26,29 Feb 2002
Exercise is an important "medication" that healthcare providers can prescribe for their geriatric patients. Increasing physical fitness by participating in regular exercise can reduce the effects of aging that lead to functional declines and poor health. Modest regular exercise can substantially lower the risk of death from coronary artery disease, colon cancer, and complications from diabetes. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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