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  • Culturally adapted exercise program helps Hispanic older adults be more active

    Kinesiology graduate student Brett Burrows standing outdoors wearing a dark shirt

    Kinesiology graduate student Brett Burrows was the first author of a study that indicated a culturally appropriate exercise intervention for Hispanic older adults showed promise at helping people who were sedentary, with multiple chronic health conditions, to become more active and improve their mobility.

     

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  • Editors Note: To reach Brett Burrows, call 217-300-1175; email bburrows@illinois.edu

    To reach Rosalba Hernandez, call 217-300-1049; email rherna@illinois.edu

    The paper “The influence of evidence-based exercise and age reattribution on physical function in Hispanic older adults: Results from the Caminemos! randomized controlled trial” is available online or from the News Bureau

    DOI: 10.1177/0733464820927171