Presented by the University of Sydney, WHO Physical Activity Unit & the International Society for Physical Activity and Health, this collaborative webinar brought together colleagues from around the world to celebrate UN International Day of Older Persons!
In this session we presented an overview of evidence of what works in physical activity for older adults, as well as exmaples of scalable physical activity programs and services around the world.
Pinheiro MB, Oliveira JS, Baldwin JN, Hassett J, Costa N, Gilchrist H, Wang B, Kwok W, Albuquerque B, Pivotto LR, Carvalho-Silva APMC, Sharma S, Gilbert S, Bauman A, Bull FC, Willumsen J, Sherrington C, Tiedemann A. Impact of physical activity programs and services for older adults: a rapid review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2022:87. https://ijbnpa.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12966-022-01318-9
Pinheiro MB, Sherrington C, Howard K, Caldwell P, Tiedemann A, Wang B, Oliveira JS, Santos A, Bull F, Willumsen J, Michaleff ZA, Ferguson S, Mayo E, Fairhall N, Bauman A, Norris S. Economic evaluations of fall prevention exercise programs: a systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine. In Press.
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