1. Aging in Multi-ethnic Malaysia.

    Gerontologist 56(4):603 (2016) PMID 26553738

    Multiethnic Malaysia provides a unique case study of divergence in population aging of different sociocultural subgroups within a country. Malaysia represents 3 major ethnicities in Asia-the Malay, Chinese, and Indian. The 3 ethnic groups are at different stages of population aging, as they have...
  2. Physical Activity and Aging Research: A Bibliometric Analysis.

    Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 24(3):476 (2016) PMID 26671908

    Physical activity and aging research has burgeoned in the past few decades. However, despite the increase in scholarly publications, no attempts have been made to summarize the publication landscape and identify work that has had great impact on physical activity and aging research. We conducted...
  3. Interdisciplinary, child-centred collaboration could increase the success of potentially successful Internet-based physical activity interventions.

    Acta Paediatrica 105(3):234 (2016) PMID 26663504

    Physical activity promotes health in children and adolescents, but activity levels are low. The Internet offers opportunities for physical activity interventions because children and adolescents are widely exposed to the web and enjoy being online. This review investigated the success of Interne...
  4. Text Messaging for Exercise Promotion in Older Adults From an Upper-Middle-Income Country: Randomized Controlled Trial.

    Journal of medical Internet research 18(1):e5 (2016) PMID 26742999 PMCID PMC4722227

    Mobile technology to promote exercise is effective; however, most evidence is from studies of younger groups in high-income countries. Investigating if short message service (SMS) texting can affect exercise participation in older adults from an upper-middle-income country is important consideri...
  5. Non-face-to-face physical activity interventions in older adults: a systematic review.

    International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition a... 11(1):35 (2014) PMID 24612748 PMCID PMC4008359

    Physical activity is effective in preventing chronic diseases, increasing quality of life and promoting general health in older adults, but most older adults are not sufficiently active to gain those benefits. A novel and economically viable way to promote physical activity in older adults is th...
  6. Review of physical activity prevalence of Asian school-age children and adolescents.

    Asia-Pacific journal of public health / Asia-Pa... 25(3):227 (2013) PMID 23536237

    Overweight and obese populations in Asia are high and increasing rapidly. Physical activity prevalence studies have found low physical activity rates among Asian school-age children and adolescents. The purpose of this review is to establish a baseline for physical activity rates in Asian school...