Fuerza, velocidad de marcha y tiempo de reacción en adultos mayores activos

  1. Rafael Al Nayf Mantas 1
  2. Juan A. Párraga Montilla 2
  3. Emilio Damián Lozano Aguilera 2
  4. Sergio López García 1
  5. José Enrique Moral García 1
  1. 1 Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca

    Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca

    Salamanca, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02jj93564

  2. 2 Universidad de Jaén

    Universidad de Jaén

    Jaén, España

    ROR https://ror.org/0122p5f64

Revista Internacional de Medicina y Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte

ISSN: 1577-0354

Year of publication: 2022

Volume: 22

Issue: 85

Pages: 153-167

Type: Article

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Aging implies loss of functionality, there is an association between higher levels of strength, walking speed and reaction time with a good state of health. The objective is to analyze the level of physical and perceptual abilities of the participants in the physical activity program. 170 older people (93 women), 65±6.8 years old, participated. Strength was measured with the bench press, chair test and manual grip. The walking speed at 8 and 30 m was measured with photoelectric cells and the reaction time with an optogait system. The results show a good level of physical condition, the oldest being slower and with a worse reaction to a stimulus. Strength decreases with advancing age, but can be maintained at optimal levels with regular physical activity

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