Physical activity by elderly patients undergoing inpatient rehabilitation is low: an observational study.

@article{Smith2008PhysicalAB,
  title={Physical activity by elderly patients undergoing inpatient rehabilitation is low: an observational study.},
  author={Paul E Smith and Mary Galea and Michael Woodward and Catherine Maree Said and Michael I Dorevitch},
  journal={The Australian journal of physiotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={
          209-13
        }
}
QUESTION Are there differences in physical activity between older adults undergoing inpatient rehabilitation and those living in the community? Are there differences in physical activity within and between these two groups on weekdays compared to weekends? Are there differences in physical activity within and between these two groups over the day? DESIGN An observational study. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-five elderly patients (aged 81 years) undergoing rehabilitation and 25 age- and gender-matched… CONTINUE READING
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