Title

Letter to the editor: Pumping iron in residential aged adults: why isn't this more commonly available?

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Fien, S, Henwood, T, Climstein, M & Keogh, JWL 2015, 'Letter to the editor: Pumping iron in residential aged adults: why isn't this more commonly available?', Australasian Journal of Ageing, vol. 34, no. 3, p.202.

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http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.scu.edu.au/10.1111/ajag.12259

Abstract

Discusses the importance of progressive resistance and balance training to people in residential aged care (RAC) facilities. Topics covered include the projected increase in demand for RAC centers in 2050. Also mentioned is the need for the Australian health care system to implement innovative methods to discourage sedentary behavior among residents.

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