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For very elderly patients undergoing acute-care hospitalization

Exercise Reverses Functional Decline in Hospitalized Elderly

Exercise intervention linked to reversal of functional declines associated with hospitalization
Few patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder receive pulmonary rehabilitation

Patients Hospitalized for COPD Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehab

Elderly, those living >10 miles from facility, those with lower SES less likely to receive pulmonary rehab
Key guidelines for recommended physical activity in Americans have been updated

AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated

Guidelines provide information on types, amounts of exercise for different population groups
Children who are consistent sport participators have greater bone mineral content at age 20 years

Kids’ Sport Participation Tied to Higher Bone Mass in Young Adults

Participation in organized sport during childhood, teen years associated with bone mass at age 20
Implementation of a workplace intervention to change diet and physical activity behavior was partially successful among nurses

Limited Success for Changing Diet and Exercise Among Nurses

At 3 months, significant increase in fruit, vegetable intake but significant decline in physical activity
Even among individuals at high genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease

Exercise May Delay Symptoms of Alzheimer’s in Those at Risk

Findings among individuals with a genetic mutation known to cause Alzheimer's
Meeting recommendations on adequate sleep time and physical activity and limiting recreational screen time are associated with superior global cognition among children

Global Cognition Up for Youth Meeting Movement Guidelines

Superior global cognition for children aged 8 to 11 years who meet screen time, sleep recommendations
Behavioral activation that increases mental

Combo Physical, Mental Activity Prevents Cognitive Decline

Benefits seen were greater than for social interaction alone in older black population
In 2016 the age-standardized prevalence of insufficient physical activity was 27.5 percent

Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent

Levels of insufficient physical activity stable between 2001, 2016; increase seen in high-income countries
Among female athletes

Sexual, Physical Abuse Up Odds of Injury for Female Athletes

Lifetime sexual and physical abuse linked to increased likelihood of sports injury among women