Using Physical Activity to Enhance Health Outcomes Across the Life Span

Author: Dev Roychowdhury1
1 DR ACADEMY, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia.
Conference/Journal: J Funct Morphol Kinesiol
Date published: 2020 Jan 4
Other: Volume ID: 5 , Issue ID: 1 , Pages: 2 , Special Notes: doi: 10.3390/jfmk5010002. , Word Count: 107

Physical activity has been widely recognized as one of the primary determinants that proliferates positive psychophysiological health in individuals. Despite the numerous benefits of engaging in physical activity, a majority of the global population continues to be physically inactive or sedentary. The aim of this brief commentary is to capture the benefits of engaging in regular physical activity across the life span. In particular, this paper will highlight the benefits of engaging in regular physical activity with respect to age, gender, atypical populations, and lifestyle. Future research and recommendations have also been addressed.

Keywords: health; kinesiology; life span; physical activity; physiology; psychology.

PMID: 33467218 PMCID: PMC7739320 DOI: 10.3390/jfmk5010002