Elaboraciones sobre la incidencia de las actividades lúdicas recreativas en la calidad de vida de los adultos mayores
Llorente Altamar, Saray Fernanda | 2021-04-07
Introduction: For the elderly it is very important to have physical and psychological conditions that allow them to continue enjoying autonomy in their lives. For this reason, caring for these conditions is relevant for this population and their families, which is why it aims to identify whether, under the appropriate conditions, physical activity generates benefits in the quality of life of older adults. Objective: to demonstrate the relevance of the practice of physical activities for the population of older adults. Methodology: Crosssectional qualitative research consisting of documentary review in databases SciELO, Dialnet, Google Scholar, Web of Science and Scopus; The compilation of academic articles achieved was subjected to inclusion and exclusion criteria, which finally left 30 texts, of which a classification is made using criteria that allow the central elements of each study to be unraveled. Findings: In recent years, the publication of articles corresponding to the research problem raised has grown; research favors cross-sectional studies due to their simplicity; Most studies suggest that physical activity has proven benefits in the quality of life of older adults. Conclusions: physical activity in the elderly brings improvements in the physical and psychological conditions of this population, which contribute to the management of other negative factors that can influence the well-being of people.