By Gonçalo Nuno Figueiredo Dias, Micael Santos Couceiro
This e-book offers an research of energetic growing older and actual job from a multidisciplinary standpoint. With descriptions of routines, effectively illustrated with images, this ebook indicates that standard actual task reduces the superiority of power illnesses linked to growing 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 earnings in well-being and health, resulting in elevated caliber of lifetime of the elderly.
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However, these beneﬁts go beyond the biological and physiological aspects of this population (Matsudo 2001; Spirduso 2005). This stage of human development presents itself as a multifactor matrix, where the elderly emerges as a biopsychosocial being with needs and different capacities (Fonseca 1998; Spirduso 2005). In this respect, several factors are associated with the ageing process, such as molecular, cellular, systemic, behavioural, cognitive, social, among others (World Health Organization 1998; Palácios 2004; Mendes et al.
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Active Ageing and Physical Activity: Guidelines, Functional Exercises and Recommendations by Gonçalo Nuno Figueiredo Dias, Micael Santos Couceiro