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ERIC Number: EJ651424
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0195-9131
Water-Based Exercise Improves Health-Related Aspects of Fitness in Older Women.
Takeshima, Nobuo; Rogers, Michael E.; Watanabe, Eiji; Brechue, William F.; Okada, Akiyoshi; Yamada, Tadaki; Islam, Mohammod M.; Hayano, Jyunichirou
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, v34 n3 p544-51 Mar 2002
Examined the physiological responses of elderly Japanese women to a well-rounded exercise program performed in water. Results indicated that the 12-week program elicited significant improvements in intervention group women's cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, agility, flexibility, body fat, and total cholesterol. Water-based exercise appeared to be very safe and beneficial to the participants. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan