Health benefits of physical activity in older patients: a review.

  title={Health benefits of physical activity in older patients: a review.},
  author={Thomas Vogel and P-H Br{\'e}chat and Pierre-Marie Lepr{\^e}tre and Georges Kaltenbach and Marc Berthel and Jean Lonsdorfer},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  volume={63 2},
As the number of elderly persons in our country increases, more attention is being given to geriatric healthcare needs and successful ageing is becoming an important topic in medical literature. Concept of successful ageing is in first line on a preventive approach of care for older people. Promotion of regular physical activity is one of the main non-pharmaceutical measures proposed to older subjects as low rate of physical activity is frequently noticed in this age group. Moderate but regular… CONTINUE READING
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