Differences in Exercise Performance and Leisure-time Physical Activity in Older Caucasians and African-americans.

@article{Gardner2008DifferencesIE,
  title={Differences in Exercise Performance and Leisure-time Physical Activity in Older Caucasians and African-americans.},
  author={Andrew W Gardner and Polly S. Montgomery},
  journal={Clinical medicine. Geriatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={1},
  pages={1-7}
}
PURPOSES: (a) To compare exercise performance and leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) between older Caucasians and African-Americans, (b) to assess the relationship between exercise performance and LTPA, and (c) to determine whether group differences in exercise performance persist after adjusting for differences in LTPA. METHODS: A total of 207 Caucasians and 160 African-Americans who were 65 years of age and older participated in this study. Subjects were characterized on exercise… CONTINUE READING

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