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Ruth Barclay works with a client learning to use Nordic walking poles.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Walking study shows older adults finding ways to be active in COVID lockdowns

May 3, 2021 — 
Many older adults in Canada don’t regularly walk outdoors, despite limits to the activity impacting mobility, social isolation and other quality of life factors. In 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the risks may be even higher than normal.

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