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Active Ageing and Physical Activity: Guidelines, Functional by Gonçalo Nuno Figueiredo Dias, Micael Santos Couceiro

By Gonçalo Nuno Figueiredo Dias, Micael Santos Couceiro

This publication provides an research of lively ageing and actual job from a multidisciplinary viewpoint. With descriptions of routines, thoroughly illustrated with images, this e-book exhibits that commonplace actual task reduces the superiority of persistent ailments linked to ageing, in addition to the chance of morbidity and mortality of the aged. It confirms that workout courses reduce the psychomotor decline, hinder the lack of performance, lack of ability and dementia, and foster major earnings in overall healthiness and healthiness, resulting in elevated caliber of lifetime of the elderly.

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