Home-fitness and active ageing A review

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Alessandro Capriotti
Valeria Patregnani
Ario Federici


The global aging of the population will lead to an increase in social and economic demands, so keeping the elderly active has become a priority. According to the WHO Guidelines, regular physical activity is essential for staying active and healthy and often the best opportunity to do this is at home. Strength activities are frequently set aside because they are considered useless or even risky, but on the contrary have great importance for maintaining of the physical well-being Home-Fitness is an excellent effective and accessible tool for everyone because it brings benefits on a physical and cognitive level, while staying at home. The objective to deepen all aspects related to physical exercise at home in ageing, through a systematic review of the scientific literature, investigating what are the evidence of greatest interest. The evidence determines in depth the relationship between physical activity at home and the elderly, concluding that, those who exercise regularly have a higher quality of life compared to less active subjects. The current COVID-19 pandemic should serve as an impetus for progress in this field.

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Capriotti, A., Patregnani, V., & Federici, A. (2022). Home-fitness and active ageing: A review. Scientific Journal of Sport and Performance, 1(3), 167–178. https://doi.org/10.55860/IIUS3216
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Alessandro Capriotti, University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Department of Biomolecular Sciences.

Valeria Patregnani, University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Department of Biomolecular Sciences.

Ario Federici, University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Department of Biomolecular Sciences.


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