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One French person out of two aged between 55 and 64 years old practices a physical activity. Sport is not limited to young people, it’s even strongly recommended for the elderly.
Precautions are to take before starting practicing any sport, some studies show that exercise allows to prevent the consequences of falls and reduces loss autonomy risks.
Some sports, whether calm or more energetic, are specifically adapted to the elderly.
Here is an overview and some pieces of advice about physical practices adapted to the elderly. [Read more…] about Sports and the elderly: benefits and advice for a completely safe practice