Instrumental activities of daily living related to impairments and functional limitations in 70-year-olds and changes between 70 and 76 years of age.

@article{Sonn1995InstrumentalAO,
  title={Instrumental activities of daily living related to impairments and functional limitations in 70-year-olds and changes between 70 and 76 years of age.},
  author={Ulla Sonn and Kerstin Fr{\"a}ndin and G Grimby},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={119-28}
}
The aim of this study was to analyse in particular dependence in instrumental daily life activities (I-ADLs) and its association with physical impairments and functional limitations in the elderly. The study was based on cross-sectional data on 70-year-olds (n = 602) and longitudinal data on subjects followed up to the age of 76 (n = 371). Persons dependent in ADL had lower values in maximum walking speed, grip strength, knee extensor strength, stair climbing capacity and in forward reach… CONTINUE READING

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