Senior Athletes

Although some have suggested that the increased level of injuries diagnosed within the aging population is due to simply “outliving our warranties,” a look into the subculture of senioror mastersathletes reveals a number of individuals who are outperforming society's age-defined expectations. Athletes in the media spotlight, such as football player Brett Favre, cyclist Lance Armstrong, and swimmer Dara Torres, are redefining how we think about aging. However, these feats of enduring performance are not limited to elite-level athletes: Recreational athletes, including those who ...

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