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Does aging look the same for high-fit older adults?

Over the past years, several studies and surveys summarized in ICAA Research Review have detailed the negative repercussions of sedentary lifestyles, which can cause physiological changes in the body. A research team wondered if physiological changes were due to aging, or to being sedentary. Looking at aging from a different point of view, they sought out older adults who were not sedentary. That was the first challenge: to find physically active older adults.

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