Preliminary comparison of clinical and free-living measures of stepping cadence in older adults.

@article{TudorLocke2013PreliminaryCO,
  title={Preliminary comparison of clinical and free-living measures of stepping cadence in older adults.},
  author={Catrine Tudor-Locke and Tiago V. Barreira and Robert M. Brouillette and Heather Chance Foil and Jeffrey N. Keller},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 8},
  pages={
          1175-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND The relationship between clinically assessed and free-living walking is unclear. Cadence (steps/min) can be measured accurately under both conditions using modern technologies, thus providing a common measurement metric. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to compare clinical and free-living cadence in older adults. METHODS 15 community-dwelling older adults (7 men, 8 women; 61-81 years) completed GAITRite-determined normal and dual-task walks and wore objective monitors for 1… CONTINUE READING

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