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Physical activity and aging by Roy J. Shephard

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Published by Aspen Publishers in Rockville, Md .
Written in English


  • Aging,
  • Physical fitness,
  • Age factors in disease,
  • Exercise for older people,
  • Aging,
  • Exertion -- in old age,
  • Physical Fitness

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Edition Notes

StatementRoy J. Shephard.
LC ClassificationsQP86 .S48 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2389468M
ISBN 100871893177
LC Control Number87018686

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