Change in Body Fat Mass Is Independently Associated with Executive Functions in Older Women: A Secondary Analysis of a 12-Month Randomized Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Dao2013ChangeIB,
  title={Change in Body Fat Mass Is Independently Associated with Executive Functions in Older Women: A Secondary Analysis of a 12-Month Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Elizabeth Dao and Jennifer C. Davis and Devika Rani Sharma and Alison Chan and L. Nagamatsu and Teresa Y L Liu-Ambrose},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the independent contribution of change in sub-total body fat and lean mass to cognitive performance, specifically the executive processes of selective attention and conflict resolution, in community-dwelling older women. METHODS This secondary analysis included 114 women aged 65 to 75 years old. Participants were randomly allocated to once-weekly resistance training, twice-weekly resistance training, or twice-weekly balance and tone training. The primary outcome… CONTINUE READING
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