Measures of physical ability are unrelated to objectively measured physical activity behavior in older adults residing in continuing care retirement communities.

@article{Zalewski2009MeasuresOP,
  title={Measures of physical ability are unrelated to objectively measured physical activity behavior in older adults residing in continuing care retirement communities.},
  author={Kathryn R Zalewski and Jason Smith and Jake Malzahn and Mark VanHart and Derek O'Connell},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 6},
  pages={
          982-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the relationship between measures of physical performance, physical activity, and self-reported physical activity. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis. SETTING Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) in the greater Milwaukee area. PARTICIPANTS Older adults from independent or assisted living apartments (N=59). INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Physical performance was measured with comfortable and fast gait speeds and the six-minute walk test… CONTINUE READING
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