Location: Children's Nutrition Research CenterTitle: Increasing activity in older adults: A review of the Look AHEAD trial) Author
Submitted to: American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
Publication Type: Review article
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/1/2012
Publication Date: 9/1/2012
Citation: Johnston, C.A. 2012. Increasing activity in older adults: A review of the Look AHEAD trial. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 6(5):387-389. Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: The importance of physical activity for healthy aging has been clearly shown. Evidence from the Look AHEAD trial, a lifestyle intervention for overweight individuals who have type 2 diabetes, provides further evidence for the importance of physical activity. Overall, this intervention provides a potential model for improving the health of older adults.