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

Orawan Prasitsiriphon, Daniela Weber

Publication: Scientific journalJournal articlepeer-review


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...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73
JournalBMC Geriatrics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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