By Gonçalo Nuno Figueiredo Dias, Micael Santos Couceiro
This publication offers an research of lively growing old and actual task from a multidisciplinary viewpoint. With descriptions of routines, appropriately illustrated with images, this e-book indicates that typical actual task reduces the superiority of continual ailments linked to getting older, in addition to the danger of morbidity and mortality of the aged. It confirms that workout courses reduce the psychomotor decline, hinder the lack of performance, lack of ability and dementia, and foster major profits in well-being and future health, resulting in elevated caliber of lifetime of the elderly.
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