Older adults, chronic disease and leisure-time physical activity.

  title={Older adults, chronic disease and leisure-time physical activity.},
  author={Maureen C Ashe and William C. Miller and Janice J. Eng and Luc Noreau},
  volume={55 1},
BACKGROUND Participating in regular physical activity is an important part of healthy aging. There is an increased risk for inactivity associated with aging and the risk becomes greater for adults who have a chronic disease. However, there is limited information on current physical activity levels for older adults and even less for those with chronic diseases. OBJECTIVE Our primary objective was to determine the proportion of older adults who achieved a recommended amount of weekly physical… CONTINUE READING
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