Relationship between dental occlusion and physical fitness in an elderly population.

@article{Yamaga2002RelationshipBD,
  title={Relationship between dental occlusion and physical fitness in an elderly population.},
  author={Takayuki Yamaga and Akihiro Yoshihara and Yuichi Ando and Yutaka Yoshitake and Yasuo Kimura and Mieko Shimada and Mamoru Nishimuta and Hideo Miyazaki},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={57 9},
  pages={M616-20}
}
BACKGROUND The relationship between physical fitness and dental health status in elderly adults is still unknown. The purpose of the present study is to examine the relationship between physical fitness and occlusal condition of natural teeth in the elderly population. The sample consisted of 591 individuals aged 70 years and 158 aged 80 years selected from the registry of residents in Niigata city. METHODS Hand grip strength (kg), leg extensor strength (kg), leg extensor power (watts… CONTINUE READING
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