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    • Effects of 9 weeks of pole walking on functional fitness in older adults 

      Okada, Soichi; Hasegawa, Taichi; Fujita, Eiji; Takeda, Masaki; Islam, Mohammod M.; Narita, Makoto; Kato, Yoshiji; Rogers, Michael E.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Human Kinetics Publ Inc., 2016-06)
      Pole walking using Nordic poles has become popular in Japan. This type of exercise is characterized by the use of poles that strike the ground in front of the body. This exercise may be ideal for frail or sedentary older ...
    • Energy expenditure during Nordic walking in community-dwelling older adults 

      Takeda, Masaki; Hasegawa, Taichi; Fujita, Eiji; Islam, Mohammod M.; Rogers, Michael E.; Takeshima, Nobuo (Human Kinetics, Inc., 2016-06)
      Nordic walking is an outdoor activity using specially-designed poles for the purpose of activating the upper body while walking. The poles are used to push against the ground with each stride. Previous studies found that ...