Survey and Research on Physical Health Condition of Senior Citizens in Qingdao under the Social Background of Aging

Xuan Chu
2011 Asian Social Science  
It is discovered through a test of almost ten indexes in the four aspects of body patterning, physiological function, physical quality and health condition of senior citizens in Qingdao and a comparison between this test and previous survey results, that physical condition of female is superior to that of male. However, with growth of age, physical condition of both female and male declines, and especially overweight and decline of cardio-pulmonary function account for a great proportion, which
more » ... will necessarily exert influences upon the overall health condition. With regard to the problems existing in physical health condition of senior citizens, we have to take feasible and effective measures to promote physical health of the group of senior citizens. Study of this article will provide significant guidance in carrying out fitness program and developing mass sports activities in Qingdao, and, meanwhile, will offer scientific evidence for developmental program of senior citizens sports work in Qingdao.
doi:10.5539/ass.v7n10p161 fatcat:y2mld7dz5nhq3hca6m64xpnny4