Effects of a physical activity intervention on measures of physical performance: Results of the lifestyle interventions and independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) study.

@article{Pahor2006EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a physical activity intervention on measures of physical performance: Results of the lifestyle interventions and independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) study.},
  author={Marco Pahor and Steven Noel Blair and Mark Espeland and Roger A Fielding and Thomas M. Gill and Jack Guralnik and Evan C. Hadley and Abby C. King and Stephen B. Kritchevsky and Cinzia Maraldi and Michael E. Miller and Anne B. Newman and Walter Rejeski and Sergei Romashkan and Stephanie A. Studenski},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={61 11},
  pages={1157-65}
}
BACKGROUND The Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB), which includes walking, balance, and chair stands tests, independently predicts mobility disability and activities of daily living disability. To date, however, there is no definitive evidence from randomized controlled trials that SPPB scores can be improved. Our objective was to assess the effect of a comprehensive physical activity (PA) intervention on the SPPB and other physical performance measures. METHODS A total of 424… CONTINUE READING
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