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Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Healthy Aging
Submission Deadline: April 30, 2022 (Open) Submit Now
Ray Marks, EdD, MScPt, BScPt, BSc [MedSc], Full Time Lecturer
Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Research Interests: osteoporosis; osteoarthritis; knee osteoarthritis; falls prevention; depression; aging
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This Special Edition seeks thoughtful papers of any type that address physical therapy applications for promoting healthy aging across the lifespan. Papers on hip fracture, frailty, falls, osteoarthritis, scoliosis, and osteoporosis that focus on home based exercise and other forms of therapy either for purposes of prevention or treatment, as well as papers describing the use of technology to communicate with clients as well as to treat them are specifically sought.
Received: 29 April 2022; Published: 07 July 2022; doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2203025
Sarcopenia is the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength which is associated with the loss of physical performance, lower quality of life, and other negative health outcomes. Resistance training (RT) is a recognized method to increase muscle strength and mass, however some older adults may be limited in their ability to perform RT with [...]
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