Inactive Seniors Can See Heart Gains With Light Exercise

February 19, 2015 5:33 PM

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Inactive Seniors Can See Heart Gains With Light Exercise

Sedentary, elderly people with limited mobility can improve their cardiovascular health simply by moving more, even if their exercise intensity levels remain very low, researchers suggested.

Activity that fell well below the threshold for moderate-intensity exercise appeared to lower cardiovascular risk, and increased sedentary time was associated with greater predicted risk, reported Thomas W. Buford, PhD, of the University of Florida Institute on Aging in Gainesville, and colleagues i...

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