Objective physical measures and their association with subjective functional limitations in a representative study population of older Thais

Orawan Prasitsiriphon, Daniela Weber

Publikation: Wissenschaftliche FachzeitschriftOriginalbeitrag in FachzeitschriftBegutachtung

Abstract

Background In this study, we analyzed elderly people in Thailand to identify the validity of suggested cutoff points of physical measures, handgrip strength, usual walking speed, and a composite score of both measures to predict functional limitations. Moreover, we examined whether these physical performance measures are accurate indicators of the investigated health outcomes...
OriginalspracheEnglisch
Seiten (von - bis)73
FachzeitschriftBMC Geriatrics
Jahrgang19
Ausgabenummer1
DOIs
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 2019

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