Objectively measured physical capability levels and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Objectively measured physical capability levels and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Rachel Cooper and Diana Kuh and Rebecca Hardy and Mortality Review Group},
OBJECTIVE To do a quantitative systematic review, including published and unpublished data, examining the associations between individual objective measures of physical capability (grip strength, walking speed, chair rising, and standing balance times) and mortality in community dwelling populations. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES Relevant studies published by May 2009 identified through literature searches using Embase (from 1980) and Medline (from 1950) and… CONTINUE READING
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