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Below are selected articles on senior fitness and SFA

January 20, 2010

National Experts Team Up to Help Americans with Atrial Fibrillation. SFA President Janie Clark is pleased to serve as the Team's senior fitness specialist.

May 26, 2009

From the Washington Post
Boomers Joining Gyms to Put Some Hop in Their Hips
By Annie Gowen, Washington Post Staff Writer 

February 8th, 2009

From Mind360
Brain Fitness Program to the Rescue
Steve Daitch is the Social Media Manager at Mind360.com

Recent Press Releases from SFA

January 14, 2009

Brain Fitness Coming To Senior Exercise Classes

December 16, 2008

Experience!  Brain Fitness Project special issue.

 

 

 

 

 

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July 16, 2010

Don’t miss this special issue of SFA’s “Experience!” Features include: NeoCORTA for Proactive Brain Fitness (Introduction to special issue); How NeoCORTA Promotes Older Adult Brain Health (A scientific approach); Senior Fitness Providers: You Can Excel in the Brain Fitness Movement (Here's how!); Meet the Experts (This... team can enhance your professional health-fitness services); Contact NeoCORTA (And boost your senior fitness career).

July 15, 2010

Knowledge can be power, even for controlling your blood pressure! A British study randomly assigned 527 hypertensive participants either a standard treatment program managed by health care professionals or a self-managed program with professional support. During the course of the study, the self-managed participants, w...ho were trained to use blood pressure monitors, achieved a greater reduction in systolic blood pressure (the higher number in a blood pressure reading) than those receiving standard care. Click below to see a report from Medline.

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July 14, 2010

This summer get energized by connecting with nature. According to a study published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, being outside in nature for as little as 20 minutes results in increased vitality levels. The study’s authors noted that related research has shown that this vitality increase may also boost resistance to physical illness. Lead author Richard Ryan, professor of psychology at the University of Rochester, added “nature is fuel for the soul.” Please click below for a video report from HealthDay.

July 13. 2010

A new study shows that persons with rheumatoid arthritis can safely benefit from aerobic exercise. Researchers at University of Grenoble Medical School in France found that patients with RA who exercised regularly had "improved function, less joint pain, and greater quality of life." Please click below to see a ScienceDaily report on the study.

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