Self-reported walking speed: a useful marker of physical performance among community-dwelling older people? . L Westbury 1 , HE Syddall 1 , C Cooper 1 , A Aihie Sayer 1,2 1 MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit 2 Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Southampton of Southampton.
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L Westbury1, HE Syddall1, C Cooper1, A AihieSayer1,2
1 MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit
2Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Southampton of Southampton
Guralnik et al., 1994.,A short physical performance battery assessing lower extremity function: association with self-reported disability and prediction of mortality and nursing home admission. J Gerontol, 49
Key findings walking speed
Discussion walking speed
Healthy participant effect
According to protocol, a small number of HCS men (n=37) and women (n=32) who completed the 3 metre walk test with the use of an assistive device were excluded from the analysis.
SYDDALL et al., 2005. Cohort profile: the Hertfordshire cohort study. Int.J.Epidemiol.,34
Conclusion walking speed
Acknowledgements walking speed