Effects of an adapted physical activity program on psychophysical health in elderly women

  title={Effects of an adapted physical activity program on psychophysical health in elderly women},
  author={Giuseppe Battaglia and Marianna Bellafiore and Marianna Alesi and Antonio Paoli and Antonino Bianco and Antonio Palma},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown the positive effects of adapted physical activity (APA) on physical and mental health (MH) during the lifetime. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a specific APA intervention program in the improvement of the health-related quality of life (QOL) and functional condition of spine in elderly women. METHODS Thirty women were recruited from a senior center and randomly assigned to two groups: control group (CG; age: 69.69±7.94 years… CONTINUE READING
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