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Physical performances show conflicting associations in aged manual workers

Body Composition Assessment
L. Norheim et al.
Used Parameters : FFM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Denmark

Journal : Scientific Reports

Ageing is associated with a decrease in physical performance implying that aged manual workers may be unable to match the physical requirements of their jobs. In this cross-sectional study, 96 male manual workers aged 51–72 years were recruited. Outcomes included handgrip strength (HGS), fat-free mass (FFM), fat percentage, cardiorespiratory fitness (\(\dot {{\rm {V}}}\) O 2 max), forced vital capacity (FVC), forced expiratory volume after 1 s (FEV 1), spinal flexibility, sit-to-stand test performance and static balance. Covariates …
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