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Publications [#270988] of James A. Blumenthal

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  1. Emery, CF; Blumenthal, JA (1990). Perceived change among participants in an exercise program for older adults.. Gerontologist, 30(4), 516-521. [2394387], [doi]
    (last updated on 2019/07/16)

    Abstract:
    Data regarding perceived change were collected as part of a study of the effects of aerobic exercise training on psychological, cognitive, and physiological functioning among 101 healthy older adults. Subjects were assigned randomly to an aerobic exercise group, a yoga control group, or a waiting list group for 16 weeks, after which all subjects participated in aerobic exercise for another 16 weeks. Exercise participants perceived positive changes in a wide range of significant life areas, and perceived improvement was more closely related to objective improvement for physiological indicators than for indicators of cognitive functioning or psychological well-being.


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