Promotion of Physical Activity in Older Adults
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The paper discusses how due to the unique factors that make up the senior and elderly population, it is recommended that a health promotion intervention implemented to increase physical activity incorporate a community based approach to ensure that the solutions proposed are appropriate to the unique group. The paper explains that the community-based approach gives power back to the community, a step that is often needed in isolated and marginalized communities such as the elderly.
From the Paper:"Health promotion is a useful tool in preventing disease; reducing disability associated with disease and in the promotion of health related activities. There are many different approaches to health promotion and health prevention techniques in the literature and many researchers and health advocates and specialists disagree as to the most helpful approach. Some of these different approaches include behavioural, social interventions, individual-based, ecological and community based or empowerment models. This paper will argue that the community-based model is the best strategy for implementing a community based health promotion..."
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Promotion of Physical Activity in Older Adults (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 03, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/promotion-of-physical-activity-in-older-adults-138744/
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