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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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2007; Smith et al. 2013). g. Clark and Cotton 1998; Meirelles 2000; Geis 2002; Dias et al. N. Figueiredo Dias and M. 1007/978-3-319-52063-6_3 35 36 3 Activity Programmes for the Elderly (i) Biological domain: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Sensory impairments; Loss of balance; Postural changes; Decreased pulmonary ventilation; Decay in glucose and lipid metabolism; Progressive strength loss, flexibility and muscle power; Decreased motor coordination. (ii) Psychological domain: 1. Decreased capacity to process information and to maintain the levels of concentration and attention; 2.

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