Enhancing functional capacity in older adults with short session high intensity interval training
Bruce R. Troen
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October 2018 -
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Enhancing functional capacity in older adults with short session high intensity interval training Frailty is a condition of poor physiological reserve that increases susceptibility to falls, hospitalization, disability and mortality. The incidence of frailty rapidly increases after the age 65, growing from 10% to as many as 50% of those 85 years or older; therefore over 9 million veterans are either frail or at risk for frailty. Exercise has proven benefits for frailty, yet older adults rarely...