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Gojko Skundric1, Veljko Vukicevic1, Slobodan Vignjevic1, Nikola Lukic1, Nenad Njaradi2

1University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, Novi Sad, Serbia
2Football Club Deportivo Alaves, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

The Impact of Recreational Exercises on Older Women: A Systematic Review

J. Anthr. Sport Phys. Educ. 2021, 5(4), 19-25 | DOI: 10.26773/jaspe.211004


The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of regular exercise in the prevention system or the elderly in order to improve the quality of their life. The four electronic databases are researched for collecting articles (PubMed, ScienceDirect, Scopus and Web of Science). A search was conducted by title, taking a predefined combination of the following keywords into account: recreational exercise, Senior Fitness Test, older women. The search was undertaken in accordance with the PRISMA guidelines. 136 studies were identified, of which 18 met the inclusion criteria. It has been determined that regular physical activity enables the improvement of the quality of life and positively affects the health of the examined groups, but older people represent a physically inactive part of the population.


Recreational Exercise, Senior Fitness Test, Older Women

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