Friday, January 25, 2019

Functional limitation

In that sense, exercise has been characterized as one of the main non-pharmacological approaches based on evidence for recovery, maintenance and improvement of physical and mental condition, as a resource for improving cognitive function, memory and attention in the older adult Also, there has been a decrease in the risk of functional limitation and disability in the elderly who participate in regular physical activities. That is why health professionals must join efforts to promote healthy behaviors in the healthy population with pathology.

People with higher levels of activity and physiological fitness have a lower risk of mortality. Maintaining a physically active lifestyle is associated with better health in old age and longevity. For example, in the event of a fall, people who exercise regularly are less likely to suffer a bone fracture because their bones are stronger and have a peak of higher bone mineral density.

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