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Individual or team sports ease retirement transitions-5383

Individual or team sports ease retirement transitions

When interviewing 250 residents of a retirement community, the author of a new report defined “sport” as both formal and informal activities, including organized team sports, running and shuffleboard.

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Cardiac risk no higher when people 50+ run marathons-3358

Cardiac risk no higher when people 50+ run marathons

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Before depression strikes, play a game-2519

Before depression strikes, play a game

The term subsyndromal depression is used when a person has depressive symptoms, but they do not yet meet the clinical definitions of a disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, subsyndromal depression is common among older people and may increase the risk of developing major depression. Since physical activity can elevate mood, a research team wondered if video games could be used to encourage physical activity among older adults and consequently influence their feelings of well-being.

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Play soccer to strengthen bones-2096

Play soccer to strengthen bones

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Golfing aids stability-2053

Golfing aids stability

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Soccer improves heart health-2040

Soccer improves heart health

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