Correlates of physical activity participation in community-dwelling older adults.

@article{Haley2010CorrelatesOP,
  title={Correlates of physical activity participation in community-dwelling older adults.},
  author={Christy Haley and Ross Andel},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={375-89}
}
The authors examined factors related to participation in walking, gardening or yard work, and sports or exercise in 686 community-dwelling adults 60-95 years of age from Wave IV of the population-based Americans' Changing Lives Study. Logistic regression revealed that male gender, being married, and better functional health were associated with greater likelihood of participating in gardening or yard work (p < .05). Male gender, better functional health, and lower body-mass index were… CONTINUE READING

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