Physical Activity Among Older Adults: A Meta-review of EU-Funded Research Projects

Abstract : To keep physically active is key to live a long and healthy life. It is therefore important to invest in research targeting the uptake of physical activity by the ageing population. This paper presents an overview of concluded EU-funded research projects which address the subject of physical activity among older adults. From an initial set of 330 projects, 29 are analyzed in this meta-review that describes the projects, its goals, types of physical activity promoted, and technologies used. Entertainment technologies, in particular exergames, emerge as a frequent approach.
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Paula Silva. Physical Activity Among Older Adults: A Meta-review of EU-Funded Research Projects. 17th International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC), Sep 2018, Poznan, Poland. pp.374-387, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-99426-0_47⟩. ⟨hal-02128608⟩

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