Special Issue "Health Care for Old People"

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A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2013)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Dawn A. Skelton
Psychology and Allied Health Professions, School of Health and Life Sciences, Institute of Applied Health Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA, UK
Website: http://www.gcu.ac.uk/hls/staff/professordawnskelton/
E-Mail: dawn.skelton@gcu.ac.uk
Phone: +44-141-331-8792
Interests: exercise physiology; falls prevention; sedentary behaviour; physical activity; quality of life; ageing

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The 2002 release by the World Health Organization of the Active Ageing: A Policy Framework, followed by the 2010 Global recommendations on physical activity for health have brought active ageing to the forefront of international public health awareness; this awareness was re-affirmed with the 2010 Toronto Charter for Physical Activity: A Global Call for Action which provides information for organizations and individuals interested in promoting physical activity can use this Charter to influence and unite decision makers, at national, regional and local levels, to achieve a shared goal. Inactivity in older people affects not only physical and mental health but also the individual's ability to cope with symptoms of disease, to be socially engaged and to enjoy a good quality of life. This special issue has a broad focus on active ageing, increasing physical activity but also reducing sedentary behaviour, a distinctly different risk factor for ill-health, with the ultimate goal to continue to build scientific knowledge on how we can reduce the public health burden of inactivity in older people worldwide. Both empirical and review paper submissions are welcome, on any topic relevant to health and active ageing. Papers on reducing sedentary behaviour are particularly welcome.

Dr. Dawn A. Skelton
Guest Editor

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p. 4078-4090
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(4), 4078-4090; doi:10.3390/ijerph110404078
Received: 24 December 2013; in revised form: 10 March 2014 / Accepted: 11 March 2014 / Published: 14 April 2014
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(2), 1384-1397; doi:10.3390/ijerph110201384
Received: 28 October 2013; in revised form: 17 January 2014 / Accepted: 18 January 2014 / Published: 27 January 2014
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p. 773-791
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(1), 773-791; doi:10.3390/ijerph110100773
Received: 11 October 2013; in revised form: 11 December 2013 / Accepted: 19 December 2013 / Published: 7 January 2014
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p. 643-656
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(1), 643-656; doi:10.3390/ijerph110100643
Received: 15 October 2013; in revised form: 18 December 2013 / Accepted: 23 December 2013 / Published: 2 January 2014
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(12), 6799-6819; doi:10.3390/ijerph10126799
Received: 19 September 2013; in revised form: 6 November 2013 / Accepted: 19 November 2013 / Published: 5 December 2013
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(12), 6783-6798; doi:10.3390/ijerph10126783
Received: 15 October 2013; in revised form: 26 November 2013 / Accepted: 27 November 2013 / Published: 4 December 2013
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(12), 6611-6629; doi:10.3390/ijerph10126611
Received: 1 October 2013; in revised form: 18 November 2013 / Accepted: 22 November 2013 / Published: 2 December 2013
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(12), 6630-6644; doi:10.3390/ijerph10126630
Received: 2 September 2013; in revised form: 5 November 2013 / Accepted: 19 November 2013 / Published: 2 December 2013
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(12), 6645-6661; doi:10.3390/ijerph10126645
Received: 12 September 2013; in revised form: 1 November 2013 / Accepted: 18 November 2013 / Published: 2 December 2013
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p. 6672-6686
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(12), 6672-6686; doi:10.3390/ijerph10126672
Received: 5 September 2013; in revised form: 13 November 2013 / Accepted: 20 November 2013 / Published: 2 December 2013
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p. 5989-5997
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(11), 5989-5997; doi:10.3390/ijerph10115989
Received: 5 September 2013; in revised form: 5 November 2013 / Accepted: 7 November 2013 / Published: 11 November 2013
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(11), 5998-6014; doi:10.3390/ijerph10115998
Received: 29 August 2013; in revised form: 4 November 2013 / Accepted: 6 November 2013 / Published: 11 November 2013
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(10), 4645-4666; doi:10.3390/ijerph10104645
Received: 21 August 2013; in revised form: 12 September 2013 / Accepted: 22 September 2013 / Published: 30 September 2013
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p. 3967-3986
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(9), 3967-3986; doi:10.3390/ijerph10093967
Received: 3 July 2013; in revised form: 8 August 2013 / Accepted: 19 August 2013 / Published: 30 August 2013
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