Over-65s 'need to exercise more' to stop frailty

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Description

Older people need to maximise the "golden bullet" of exercise to fight frailty while also ensuring they are getting enough protein in their diet, according to an international expert.

Professor Dr Hans Hobbelen, of the Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen, in the Netherlands, who will address a free public lecture on Monday, said 21.5pc of people aged 65 and over in Ireland are frail.

Period7 Sep 2019

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleOver-65s 'need to exercise more' to stop frailty
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletIndependent.ie
    Media typeWeb
    CountryIreland
    Date7/09/19
    PersonsHans Hobbelen

Keywords

  • Frailty
  • physiotherapy
  • older people
  • exercise