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          Scholars find that elderly fitness is hindered by poorly maintained walking surfaces

          Chanam Lee

          Sungmin Lee

          Uneven walking surfaces, incomplete sidewalks, and broken steps are small matters to most pedestrians — but to the elderly, they can be major barriers that have a significant, negative impact on their overall health, said Chanam Lee, Texas A&M professor in the [Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning] (//laup.arch.tamu.edu/) .

          Lee is part of a team of scholars that published its [findings] (//www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31487783) on the topic in a September 2019 edition of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

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          The project’s findings suggest that safe, well-maintained outdoor environments may help prevent falls and encourage older adults to engage in social activities, she said.

          “Physicians should be aware of older patients’ environments and take them into account when recommending increased exercise,” said Lee. “Also, family members can help prevent falls by cautiously monitoring outdoor environments.”

          Urban planning and city works departments can also help by promoting safe neighborhoods and maintaining the quality of sidewalks and street surfaces, said Lee.

          She conducted the study with collaborators Sungmin Lee, an assistant professor of plant science and landscape architecture at the University of Connecticut who earned a [Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Sciences] (//laup.arch.tamu.edu/academics/graduate/ursc/) at Texas A&M in 2017, and Marcia Ory, director of the Texas A&M [Center for Population Health & Aging] (//cpha.tamhsc.edu/) .

          Richard Nira

          rnira@arch.tamu.edu

          posted September 19, 2019

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