Retirement community residents' physical activity, depressive symptoms, and functional limitations.

@article{Phillips2015RetirementCR,
  title={Retirement community residents' physical activity, depressive symptoms, and functional limitations.},
  author={Lorraine J Phillips},
  journal={Clinical nursing research},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={7-28}
}
This study examined the types of physical activity (PA) retirement community residents report and the effects of PA and depressive symptoms on functional limitations. Elders (N=38) enrolled in a 2-year sensor technology study in senior housing completed regular assessments of functional limitations and depressive symptoms with the Short Physical Performance Battery and Geriatric Depression Scale, respectively. Evaluation of reported PA using the Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly coincided… CONTINUE READING