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Objectively measured physical activity and physical performance in old age

Lifestyle Disease
Jantunen H et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Finland

Journal : Age And Ageing

Background physical performance is a key factor that determines how older people cope with daily tasks and maintain independency. There is strong evidence suggesting that physical activity (PA) is important in maintaining physical performance in old age. However, most studies have been done using self-reported PA. Our aim was to explore the association between objectively measured PA and physical performance in old age. Methods we studied 695 participants (mean age 70.7 years, SD 2.7) from the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study …
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