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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 306818, 30 pages
Review Article

Flexibility Training and Functional Ability in Older Adults: A Systematic Review

1Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, School of Kinesiology, The University of Western Ontario, London, 3M Centre 2225, ON, Canada N6A 3K7
2School of Physical Therapy, Elborn College 1400, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 3K7

Received 9 July 2012; Accepted 11 September 2012

Academic Editor: Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko

Copyright © 2012 Liza Stathokostas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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