About this Research Topic
This Research Topic aims to broaden the knowledge of exercise efficacy in chronic illness management and deepen the discussions on exercise mechanisms in health promotion. Therefore, we welcome significant original investigations, comprehensive reviews, case studies, and short communications on exercise and chronic disease. Submissions from authors in different research areas are well welcomed to advance the knowledge and practical implications of exercise and chronic disease.
Some potential themes of interest for this Research Topic include, but are not limited to:
• The acute and long-term effects of exercise on cognitive function among clinical populations such as diabetic patients, individuals with substance use disorders, and older adults.
• The mediate factors help explain the relations between physical activity/exercise and respiratory function.
• Innovative exercise interventions/prescriptions for chronic conditions.
• The potential underlying mechanisms of traditional exercise (e.g., Tai Chi, Taekwondo, Yoga) in health promotion.
• Updated reviews on exercise efficacy in visual impairments, substance abuse, mental health, etc.
• Exercise evidence in chronic disease management: from research to practice.
• Risk factors with frailty, functional decline, and aging-related degradations among older adults.
Keywords: exercise, physical activity, chronic disease, functional fitness, mental health
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