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Fitness and the older adult, a Western Canada conference

Fitness and the older adult, a Western Canada conference

proceedings, Edmonton, March 3-4-5-6, 1981.

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Published by Recreation and Parks, Recreation Development Division in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical fitness for older people -- Congresses.,
  • Physical education for older people -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsAlberta. Recreation Development Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV447 .F57 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3092800M
    LC Control Number82196030

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    Welcome to Western Canadian Place Fitness Centre. The Fitness Centre currently welcomes both WCP Tenants and the public to join as members. Please contact . This capstone project is a synthesis of literature on transportation alternatives for older adults. Database searches resulted in relevant articles grouped across three categories: older adult driving and supports for transitioning to non-driver status; community-based transportation options for older adults with mobility impairments; transportation planning and advocacy for older adults.

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