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Research on the Fitness Value of Square Dance for Middle-aged and Elderly People

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DOI: 10.25236/soshu.2020.207


Cao Yang

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Cao Yang


With the continuous improvement of social living standards, people pay more and more attention to their physical health, especially the elderly, and pay more attention to physical exercise. Nowadays, when performing physical exercises, the elderly generally choose square dance. The square dance is based on aerobic exercise and is a kind of mass sports. It can both exercise and enrich the spiritual world of participants. Square dance is not restricted by the venue. With cheerful music accompaniment, people's bodies can get rhythmic dancing, which will bring positive fitness effects for the elderly. This article takes the fitness of the elderly as the starting point, and actively explores the fitness value of the square dance for the elderly.


Square Dance, Middle-Aged and Elderly, Fitness Value