Updated 05 August 2016

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Avoid activities that involve high impact and repetitive movements, such as running, jumping, and tennis.

Avoid high-impact aerobics and repeating the same movement over and over again (like a tennis serve).

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Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.