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Topic- Functional training

 

Muscle strength aids function for people with knee osteoarthritis-3586

Muscle strength aids function for people with knee osteoarthritis

Physical performance, measured by the Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB), was evaluated on 553 people 65 years and older who had knee osteoarthritis.

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Physical activity in midlife means improved function in later years-3556

Physical activity in midlife means improved function in later years

When they were in middle age, 4,753 men and women reported the number of hours/week spent in regular physical activity. They were classified as active or inactive.

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Falls may indicate future disability-3531

Falls may indicate future disability

The ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL), such as eating, bathing and dressing, is an indicator of a person’s functional independence.

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Simple functional assessment indicates longevity-3478

Simple functional assessment indicates longevity

A functional assessment that involves a person getting down on the floor, sitting and then standing with the least amount of support, can indicate mortality, according to a study conducted in a clinic in Brazil. A video of the test shows how it is performed.

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Limited functional ability may indicate lack of food-3448

Limited functional ability may indicate lack of food

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More religious attendance; fewer functional limitations-3421

More religious attendance; fewer functional limitations

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