Anthropometric, body composition and health determinants of active ageing: a gender approach.

@article{Lpez2011AnthropometricBC,
  title={Anthropometric, body composition and health determinants of active ageing: a gender approach.},
  author={Pilar Montero L{\^o}pez and Roc{\'i}o Fern{\'a}ndez-Ballesteros and Mar{\'i}a Dolores Zamarr{\'o}n and Santiago Rodr{\'i}guez L{\'o}pez},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={597-610}
}
This study applied a gender perspective to establish some of the anthropometric, body composition, health and socio-cultural determinants of active ageing. The variable 'active ageing' (presence/absence) was created based on cognitive and disability/illness/physical functioning, subjective health, satisfaction with life and productive activity performed, and used in predictive models to establish its relationship with anthropometric variables, physical health indicators and educational level… CONTINUE READING
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