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Benefits and problems Associated with Exercise for the Elderly Children and Spinal Cord Injured The Elderly Benefits Health Reduced capacity for exercise can compromise the health of diverse organ systems JA Buckwalter Md 1997 Weight At increased age there is a gradual reduction in the basal metabolic rate but no proportional reduction of the demand for essential nutrientsPO Astrand 1997 Longevity There is a decrease in the mortality rate and a small increase in longevity among people who remain physically active throughout life JH Wilmore and DL Costill 1999 a Daily Functioning The consequences of decreased mobility ripple through the older individuals life Financial status and quality of life decline along with the ability to work and participate in leisure activities JA Buckwalter MD 1997 Increased Muscle Mass Strength training reduces muscle atrophy in aging adults and can in fact cause older individual to increase their muscle cross-sectional area JH Wilmore and DL Costill 1999a Better Lung Function During middle and older age endurance training reduces the loss of elasticity from the lungs and chest wall JH Wilmore and DL Costill 1999 a Less Aging Pains Stiff joints weak muscles lack of energy - many of these aging pains are actually due to inactivity JA buckwalter MD 1997 Quicker Reactions People who remain physically active are only slightly slower than younger active individuals JH Wilmore and DL Costill 1999 a Problems Slower Speed Most athletic performances decline at a steady rate during middle and advanced ages JH Wilmore
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