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Exercise & Sport Sciences Reviews:
doi: 10.1097/JES.0b013e31819c2f5c
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Potential Benefits of Warm-up for Neuromuscular Performance of Older Athletes

Vandervoort, Anthony A.

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Abstract

Demographic trends project increasing numbers of older people to engage in exercise programs and sports. Sustained participation depends on both perceived health outcomes and avoidance of debilitating injuries. This review explores the potential benefits of physiologically based warm-up strategies to alleviate some key age-related decreases in the biomechanical capacity for skilled sport movements.

©2009 The American College of Sports Medicine

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