L'organizzazione dei programmi di attività fisica nella popolazione anziana

Translated title of the contribution: The organization of programs of physical activity in the elderly

F. Schena, A. Luzi Crivellini, G. Raschellà, L. Terranova, M. Lanza

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The project "Health is in the Movement" was created in 1989 in the city of Verona as a first attempt to define a model of health promotion through exercise in the elderly. The project was subsequently developed among an increasing number of cities in the provinces of Verona and Trento and actually involves more than 5000 individuals aged 60 and more. Health is in the Movement is a wide plan structured in different actions which are targeted to the whole old people (healthy, diseased, frail) living in communities as well as in nursing homes. Its specificities are in the characterization of physical activity as a tool for health and in the closed and synergic relationship among the main components engaged in the programming and realising the physical activity initiatives: public, health and exercise experts and officials.

Translated title of the contributionThe organization of programs of physical activity in the elderly
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)281-283
Number of pages3
JournalGiornale di Gerontologia
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ageing
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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