Kelley Pettee, Gabriel Stephen, Sidney David R Jacobs, Jr. Kara M Whitaker, Mercedes R Carnethon, Cora E Lewis, Pamela J Schreiner, Raja I Malkani,James M Shikany, Jared P Reis, Barbara Sternfeld (Australia) - Research Article
882. Ten-Year Changes in Accelerometer-Based Physical Activity and Sedentary Time During Midlife: The CARDIA Study
One of the challenges in promoting lifestyle physical activity is that it really needs to be lifelong to continue to provide ongoing health benefits. Few studies of objectively measured the age-related decline in physical activity in large samples or considered the pattern of physical activity over time.
Sydney A. Jones, Quefeng Li, Allison E. Aiello, Angela M. O'Rand, Kelly R. Evenson (United States) - Research Article
884. Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Retirement: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
An interesting read on retirements levels and physical activity.
Engeseth, K., Prestgaard, E.E., Mariampillai, J.E., Grundvold, I., Liestol, K., Kjeldsen, S.E., Bodegard, J., Erikssen, J.E., Gjesdal, K. and Skretteberg, P.T. (Norway) - Research Article
886. Physical fitness is a modifiable predictor of early cardiovascular death: A 35 year follow-up study of 2014 healthy middle age men
A 35 year observation investigating how physical fitness and other cardiovascular risk factors at middle-age men can influence the risk of cardiovascular death during their early, intermediate and later years.
Kerr, J., Rosenberg, D., Millstein, R.A., Bolling, K., Crist, K., Takemoto, M., Godbole, S., Moran, K., Natarajan, L., Castro-Sweet, C. and Buchner, D. (United States) - Research Article
867. Cluster randomized controlled trial of a multilevel physical activity intervention for older adults
Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have been shown to have improved cognitive function, reduced risk factors for chronic diseases and greater longevity. However, despite the benefits of maintaining a physically active lifestyle in old age, few older adults are regularly active.
Barbara J Jefferis, Tessa J Parsons, Claudio Sartini, Sarah Ash, Lucy T Lennon, Olia Papacosta, Richard W Morris, S. Goya Wannamethee, I -Min Lee, Peter H Whincup (United Kingdom) - Research Article
864. Objectively measured physical activity, sedentary behaviour and all-cause mortality in older men: does volume of activity matter more than pattern of accumulation?
Understand how device-measured sedentary behaviour and physical activity are related to all-cause mortality in older men, an age group with high levels of inactivity and sedentary behaviour.
Claire R. Jenkin, Rochelle M. Eime, Hans Westerbeek, Grant O’Sullivan and Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen (Australia) - Research Article
860. Sport and ageing: a systematic review of the determinants and trends of participation in sport for older adults
Increasing global physical activity levels to enhance health and wellbeing across the life course cannot be achieved by a single sector alone. The unique and critical contribution of sport to the continuum of all-encompassing leisure time activity is becoming increasingly recognised across Government sectors.
Alpa V. Patel, PhD, Janet S. Hildebrand, MPH, Corinne R. Leach, PhD, Peter T. Campbell, PhD, Colleen Doyle, MS, Kerem Shuval, PhD, Ying Wang, PhD, Susan M. Gapstur, PhD. (Australia) - Research Article
857. Walking in Relation to Mortality in a Large Prospective Cohort of Older U.S. Adults
Walking in relation to mortality in a large US prospective cohort of older adults.
Josephine Chau, Tien Chey, Sarah Burks-Young, Lina Engelen and Adrian Bauman (Australia) - Research Article
846. Trends in prevalence of leisure time physical activity and inactivity: results from Australian National Health Surveys 1989 to 2011
Read about physical activity levels in Australia over the last 25 years, using data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Jancey, J., Holt, Anne-Marie., Lee, Andy., Kerr, Deborah., Robinson, Suzanne., Tang, Li., Anderson, A.S., Hills, Andrew., and Howat, Peter (Australia) - Research Article
841. Effects of a physical activity and nutrition program in retirement villages: a cluster randomised controlled trial
Learn about the effects of an intervention for older people in residential settings.
Pavey, Toby G., Kolbe-Alexander, Tracy L. , Uijtdewilligen, Leonie and Brown, Wendy J. (Australia) - Research Article
840. Which Women are Highly Active Over a 12-Year Period? A Prospective Analysis of Data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health
Find out about factors associated with being active in a new data analysis of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health.