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Collado HCM, Pérez NV, Rosales PR, Collado PVC, González-Miranda FJM
Physical activity therapeutic and prophylactic in the elderly
Mul Med 2018; 22 (1)

Language: Español
References: 26
Page: 178-191
PDF: 90.09 Kb.

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Today´s world faces dissimilar challenges between those related with the population. One of the singularities demographic more attention have demmanded in the last years is the progressive aging population. The elderly, at any scene, plays an important role in the creation and the family's development, he requires an integrated attention that allow old people enjoying an optimal health. It is believed that practicing sport is something that does not correspond to 60-years-elderly; which corresponds to a prejudiced image of old age, in addition to be a preconceived idea that sports activities can endanger the health of the elderly. Despite the multiple benefits of physical activity in the elderly, it is necessary to know that before any type of exercise or physical activity, elderly must have the authorization of the doctor. The physical activity so much prophylactic as therapeutics in the elderly stimulates the optimism, the vitality and will, it also contribute to the social integration, improving quality and enjoy of the life, especially improvement your health.

Key words: exercise, therapeutics, exercise therapy, aged.

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