Physical activity status and gender differences in community-dwelling older adults with chronic diseases.

@article{Lin2010PhysicalAS,
  title={Physical activity status and gender differences in community-dwelling older adults with chronic diseases.},
  author={Y Lin and Mei Chang Yeh and Ya-Mei Chen and Lian-hua Huang},
  journal={The journal of nursing research : JNR},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={88-97}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity trends have a negative correlation between age and level of activity. Older adults with chronic diseases because of a preponderance of health problems often have difficulty achieving recommended physical activity levels. Lower levels of physical activity among older women have also been reported. Therefore, knowledge that could help tailor interventions to motivate groups at risk (such as older women with chronic diseases) is an important area of study. PURPOSE… CONTINUE READING

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