Association between physical and cognitive function in healthy elderly: the health, aging and body composition study.

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Performance measures of physical function (gait speed, chair stands, standing balance) and cognitive function [Teng-modified Mini-Mental Status Exam (3MS) and digit symbol substitution test (DSST)] were assessed at baseline in 3,075 participants in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. Each physical function measure was examined for the strength and… (More)

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@article{Rosano2005AssociationBP, title={Association between physical and cognitive function in healthy elderly: the health, aging and body composition study.}, author={Caterina Rosano and Eleanor M. Simonsick and Tamara B. Harris and Steven B Kritchevsky and Jennifer S. Brach and Marjolein Visser and Kristine Yaffe and Anne B. Newman}, journal={Neuroepidemiology}, year={2005}, volume={24 1-2}, pages={8-14} }