Effect of Alternative Low-Impact Physical Activity and Exercise on Older Adults

by Rachael Childers, Catherine Gallagher, Maisie Davis, and Ronald Snarr, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT
Personal Training Quarterly January 2021
Vol 7, Issue 3

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The purpose of this article is to discuss the various types of low-impact activities and their associated cardiovascular and musculoskeletal benefits.

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This article originally appeared in Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ)—a quarterly publication for NSCA Members designed specifically for the personal trainer. Discover easy-to-read, research-based articles that take your training knowledge further with Nutrition, Programming, and Personal Business Development columns in each quarterly, electronic issue. Read more articles from PTQ »

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