Exercise for the Elderly Term Paper by ResearchRiter

A discussion on the benefits of cardiovascular exercise for the elderly.
# 120552 | 500 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Medical and Health (Nutrition and Exercise) , Nutrition (Exercise) , Aging (General)


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This paper presents the benefits of beginning a physician-approved cardiovascular exercise program for the elderly, including decreased hypertension and heart disease mortality, decreased weight loss, and reduced risk for dementia. The paper cites studies showing that exercises such as water aerobics, swimming, walking, bicycling, hiking, weight training, calisthenics, and other light to moderate cardiovascular activities help to reduce health risks and increase quality of life.

From the Paper:

"The following presents the benefits of beginning a physician-approved cardiovascular exercise program for the elderly. Benefits of this type of program are many and include decreased hypertension and heart disease, mortality, decreased weight loss and reduced risk for dementia. Studies show that exercises such as water aerobics, swimming, walking, bicycling, hiking, weight training, calisthenics and other light to moderate cardiovascular activities help to reduce health risks and increase quality of life."

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"Exercise for the Elderly" 01 December 2008. Web. 29 May. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/exercise-for-the-elderly-120552/>

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