Exploring how peak leg power and usual gait speed are linked to late-life disability: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 1999-2002.

@article{Kuo2006ExploringHP,
  title={Exploring how peak leg power and usual gait speed are linked to late-life disability: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 1999-2002.},
  author={Hsu-Ko Kuo and Suzanne G. Leveille and Chung-Jen Yen and Huei-Ming Chai and C Chang and Yu-Chi Yeh and Y L Yu and Jonathan F. Bean},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={85 8},
  pages={650-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relation of both peak leg power and usual gait speed in their association with varying domains of late-life disability. DESIGN Participants (> or =60 yrs of age, n = 1753) were from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002. Disability in activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, leisure and social activities, lower limb mobility, and general physical activities was obtained by self-report. Peak muscle power was the… CONTINUE READING