Behavioral and psychosocial predictors of physical performance: MacArthur studies of successful aging.

@article{Seeman1995BehavioralAP,
  title={Behavioral and psychosocial predictors of physical performance: MacArthur studies of successful aging.},
  author={Teresa Seeman and Lisa F. Berkman and Peter A. Charpentier and Dan German Blazer and Marilyn S. Albert and Mary Tinetti},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={
          M177-83
        }
}
BACKGROUND Performance-based measures of physical performance are examined for an older cohort of relatively high-functioning men and women. The influences of baseline behavioral, social, and psychological characteristics on patterns of change in performance over 2.5 years are examined. METHODS A cohort of relatively high-functioning men and women, aged 70-79, identified in 1988 by subsampling from three community-based studies on the basis of physical and cognitive function. Baseline… CONTINUE READING

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