Exercise May Offset Aging

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Researchers at Saint Louis University are asking people 65 years or older to participate in a new study that will examine the effects of exercise on aging. The university says that exercise might help slow the process, giving senior citizens more energy and a sense of well-being. The study will last one year. Participants will exercise with a personal trainer, doing aerobic activity along with flexibility and strength training. Researchers will try and measure the effects this has on physical and mental health. The study is funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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