Functional Fitness Normative Scores for Community-Residing Older Adults, Ages 60-94

@inproceedings{Rikli1999FunctionalFN,
  title={Functional Fitness Normative Scores for Community-Residing Older Adults, Ages 60-94},
  author={Roberta E. Rikli and Carroll J. Jones},
  year={1999}
}
This article describes a nationwide study conducted to develop normative performance data for community-residing older adults. The physical parameters assessed are strength, aerobic endurance, flexibility, and agility/balance. Body mass index was also assessed as an estimate of body composition. The sample comprised 7,183 participants from 267 sites in 21 states. Summary data (M, SD, and percentiles) are reported separately for men and women in 5-year age groups. Results reveal a pattern of… CONTINUE READING

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