Objectively assessed physical activity and lower limb function and prospective associations with mortality and newly diagnosed disease in UK older adults: an OPAL four-year follow-up study

BACKGROUND Objective measures of physical activity and function with a diverse cohort of UK adults in their 70s and 80s were used to investigate relative risk of all-cause mortality and diagnoses of new diseases over a 4-year period. PARTICIPANTS Two hundred and forty older adults were randomly recruited from 12 general practices in urban and suburban… CONTINUE READING

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