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Research Update from ALCOA - National

The ALCOA Research Update takes cutting edge and practical research results in the field of physical activity and older adults and presents them in plain language for health practitioners, leaders and older adults.

Physical Activity and Cancer: From Prevention to Recovery. Issue No-12 September 2007 (In PDF Format):

Physical Activity and Mental Health. Issue No-11 April 2006 (In PDF Format):

Ageism and Active Living: Recognizing Social Barriers to Older Adult Participation.
Issue No 10-April 2005 (In PDF Format):

Physical Activity and Coronary Heart Disease.It Is Never Too Late to Benefit.
Issue No 9-October 2004 (In PDF Format):

Exercise Programming for Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias.
Issue No 7-March 2004 (In PDF Format):

Healthy Eating and Regular Physical Activity A Winning Combination for Older Adults
Issue No 6-December 2003 (In PDF Format):

Aerobic Fitness for Older Adults
Issue No 5-May 2003 (In PDF Format):

Monitoring and Evaluating Physical Activity Programs for Older Adults
Issue No 4-Mar 2003 (In PDF Format):

How to Prevent Falls in Adults Over 65Issue No 3-Nov 2002 (In PDF Format):

The Power of Strength Training for Older AdultsIssue No 2-Mar 2002 (In PDF Format):

Diabetes and Walking Issue No 1-May 2001 (In PDF Format):

To order print copies of the Research Update- contact the ALCOA office:

P.O. Box 143
Shelburne, ON
L0N 1S0

Tel: 519-925-1676
Fax: 905-925-3955
Toll Free Number: 1 800 549 9799

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