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Objectives: Examine health resources that physically active older adults consider meaningful when participating in physical activity initiatives. Health resources are protective factors, including attitudes, knowledge, material factors or social support, that potentially enable people to understand and make sense of their lives or to cope with life...
Most studies on issues relating to ageing, physical activity and health are based on an understanding of what causes illness, rather than what promotes health. The health benefits of physical activity relate to questions about how to avoid physical inactivity and overcoming barriers to participating in physical activity, rather than why older peopl...
Resistance training (RT) improves overall health, but the effects of RT in healthy old adults have not been tested. The aim of this study was to investigate a sample of 65–70-year-old, healthy, and physically active women, to assess their sense of coherence, health-related quality of life, hope, and affect, before and after taking part in a 24-week...