Effect of physical activity on the production of specific antibody in response to the 1998-99 influenza virus vaccine in older adults.

@article{Schuler2003EffectOP,
  title={Effect of physical activity on the production of specific antibody in response to the 1998-99 influenza virus vaccine in older adults.},
  author={Petra B. Schuler and Paul A. LeBlanc and T. Scott Marzilli},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  year={2003},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={404}
}
AIM The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of physical activity on the production of specific antibody in response to a defined antigen, in particular, the hemagglutinin-inhibition response to the H3N2 (A/Sidney/05/97) and H1N1 (A/ Beij-ing/262/95) component of the 1998-99 influenza virus vaccine. METHODS Thirty older adults aged 67 to 91 years (mean 81+/-5) participated in the study. Physical activity was assessed using the Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly (PASE); a log… CONTINUE READING

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