Walking in old age and development of metabolic syndrome: the health, aging, and body composition study.

@article{Peterson2010WalkingIO,
  title={Walking in old age and development of metabolic syndrome: the health, aging, and body composition study.},
  author={Matthew J Peterson and Miriam C. Morey and Carol Giuliani and Carl F. Pieper and Kelly R Evenson and Vicki Stemmons Mercer and Marjolein Visser and Jennifer S. Brach and Stephen B. Kritchevsky and Bret H. Goodpaster and Susan M. Rubin and Suzanne Satterfield and Eleanor M. Simonsick},
  journal={Metabolic syndrome and related disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={317-22}
}
BACKGROUND The specific health benefits of meeting physical activity guidelines are unclear in older adults. We examined the association between meeting, not meeting, or change in status of meeting physical activity guidelines through walking and the 5-year incidence of metabolic syndrome in older adults. METHODS A total of 1,863 Health, Aging, and Body… CONTINUE READING