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Virtual workouts to keep seniors moving (text from the Fonds de recherche du Québec)

9 July 2020

General Public News 

The older we get, the more we lose muscle mass and strength. But despite the public health messages on the importance of staying active to maintain muscle capacity, 70% of seniors are inactive. Among seniors who are hospitalized, the figure rises to 90%.

Regular member of the CMDO Network – Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre, professor in the Department of Exercise Science at UQAM and researcher at the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal.

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