Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Why Japan’s over 55 cheerleading squad shouldn’t be dismissed as “granny cheer dancers”

14 June 2021

Many older people in Japan remain physically active through activities such as walking, stretching and gate ball. “Older Japanese adults tend to find self-fulfilment through participation in group activities,” says Dr Noriko Cable (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health).

Elderly couple photo

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