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Taking up physical activity in later life and healthy ageing: the English longitudinal study of ageing.

Authors
  • Hamer, Mark1
  • Lavoie, Kim L
  • Bacon, Simon L
  • 1 Physical Activity Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, , London, UK.
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Sports Medicine
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2014
Volume
48
Issue
3
Pages
239–243
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092993
PMID: 24276781
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Sustained physical activity in older age is associated with improved overall health. Significant health benefits were even seen among participants who became physically active relatively late in life.

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