Physical activity and functional capacity in older adults: taekwondo improvement as alternative

With aging comes a series ofchanges of physiological, psychological and social, ablereduce the ability to perform efficientlydaily living tasks. In this review of literature is a description of these changes,and a compilation of the main effects of thephysical activity on the functional capacity of...

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Autor Principal: Carazo Vargas, Pedro
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/3586
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22793
Sumario: With aging comes a series ofchanges of physiological, psychological and social, ablereduce the ability to perform efficientlydaily living tasks. In this review of literature is a description of these changes,and a compilation of the main effects of thephysical activity on the functional capacity of adultgreater. We analyze the first signs that point totaekwondo as an important alternative to improve performance on tasks of everyday life whilerecommended major guidelines to investigate the issue.