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Physical activity and aging
Author(s)Roy J Shephard
PublisherCroom Helm, London, 1978
Pages353 pp
KeywordsBiological ageing ; Mobility ; Keeping fit.
AnnotationThis book explores how the adaptation to older age can be improved through physical exercise. Topics covered include: the nature of the ageing process, including the genetic and molecular basis of ageing; activity patterns of older people; attitudes towards exercise; exercise plan for older people; older athletes; and interactions of physical activity with common diseases of older age. (AKM).
Accession NumberCPA-930721113 B
ClassmarkBH: C4: CE

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