Low-intensity physical activity benefits blood lipids and lipoproteins in older adults living at home.

  title={Low-intensity physical activity benefits blood lipids and lipoproteins in older adults living at home.},
  author={Linda S. Pescatello and Donna Murphy and Dino Costanzo},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  volume={29 5},
OBJECTIVE to examine the influence of low-intensity, habitual physical activity on blood lipids and lipoproteins and other cardiovascular risk factors in older adults living at home. DESIGN cross-sectional observational study. PARTICIPANTS a convenience sample of healthy, older adults (n = 155) who were mainly non-Hispanic, white (96.8%), female (65.2%) and on medications for cardiometabolic-related disorders (60.6%) and had an average age of 74.2 +/- 0.5 years. METHODS we used a question… CONTINUE READING


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