Fatigue in older adults: an early indicator of the aging process?

@article{Avlund2010FatigueIO,
  title={Fatigue in older adults: an early indicator of the aging process?},
  author={Kirsten Avlund},
  journal={Aging clinical and experimental research},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={100-15}
}
  • Kirsten Avlund
  • Published 2010 in Aging clinical and experimental research
The aim of this paper is to give an overview of research on fatigue in older adults, with a focus on fatigue as an early indicator of the aging process. Fatigue is a strong predictor of functional limitations, disability, mortality, and other adverse outcomes in young-old and old-old populations, between men and women, and in different geographic localities. Several biological, physiological and social explanations are proposed: fatigue may be seen not only as a self-reported indicator of… CONTINUE READING

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