Visual acuity's association with levels of leisure-time physical activity in community-dwelling older adults.

@article{Swanson2012VisualAA,
  title={Visual acuity's association with levels of leisure-time physical activity in community-dwelling older adults.},
  author={Mark W Swanson and Eric V Bodner and Patricia Sawyer and Richard Mark Allman},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={1-14}
}
Little is known about the effect of reduced vision on physical activity in older adults. This study evaluates the association of visual acuity level, self-reported vision, and ocular disease conditions with leisure-time physical activity and calculated caloric expenditure. A cross-sectional study of 911 subjects 65 yr and older from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Study of Aging (SOA) cohort was conducted evaluating the association of vision-related variables to weekly kilocalorie… CONTINUE READING