The effects of a long-term physical activity intervention on serum uric acid in older adults at risk for physical disability.

@article{Beavers2014TheEO,
  title={The effects of a long-term physical activity intervention on serum uric acid in older adults at risk for physical disability.},
  author={Kristen M Beavers and Fang-Chi Hsu and Monica C Serra and Veronica Yank and Marco Pahor and Barbara J Nicklas},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2014},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={25-33}
}
Observational studies show a relationship between elevated serum uric acid (UA) and better physical performance and muscle function. The purpose of this paper was to determine whether regular participation in an exercise intervention, known to improve physical functioning, would result in increased serum UA. For this study, 424 older adults at risk for physical disability were randomized to participate in either a 12-mo moderate-intensity physical activity (PA) or a successful aging (SA) health… CONTINUE READING

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