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The Quick Physical Activity Rating (QPAR) scale: A brief assessment of physical activity in older adults with and without cogni

Body Composition Assessment
E. Galvin et al.
Used Parameters : LBM, PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : USA

Journal : PLOS ONE

Introduction Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) currently affect over 5.7 million Americans and over 35 million people worldwide. At the same time, over 31 million older adults are physically inactive with impaired physical performance interfering with activities of daily living. Low physical activity is a risk factor for ADRD. We examined the utility of a new measure, the Quick Physical Activities Rating (QPAR) as an informant-rated instrument to quantify the dosage of physical activities in healthy controls, MCI and ADRD …
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