Utah State Univ. Study: The Effects of a Novel Sport-Based Intervention on Lower Body Muscle Function in Older Adults

Camille H. DennisUtah State University Abstract: Objective: This study aimed to examine the effects of a novel, small-court racquet sport, Pickleball, on lower body muscle power and functional performance of older adults, aged 60-75. Background: Physical inactivity in the older adult population is associated with increased risks of falls, chronic illness, and