Objective measures of activity in the elderly: Distribution and associations with demographic and health factors
van Rooij, FJA
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
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Koolhaas, C., van Rooij, F., Schoufour, J., Cepeda, M., Tiemeier, H., Brage, S., & Franco, O. (2017). Objective measures of activity in the elderly: Distribution and associations with demographic and health factors. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18 (10), 838-847. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2017.04.017
Little is known about the distribution of activity over the full 24-hour spectrum in late old age and its association with demographic and health factors. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate the distribution of physical activity (PA), sedentary behavior, and sleep, and associated factors in the elderly population.
Physical activity, accelerometer, elderly, Rotterdam Study
This work was supported by a Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research grant (017.106.370) awarded to HT. The Rotterdam Study is funded by Erasmus Medical Center and Erasmus University Rotterdam; Netherlands Organization for the Health Research and Development; the Research Institute for Diseases in the Elderly; the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science; the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Sports; and the European Commission. O.H.F. works in ErasmusAGE, a center for aging research across the life course funded by Nestlé Nutrition (Nestec Ltd.), Metagenics Inc., and AXA. The work of SB was supported by UK Medical Research Council [MC_UU_12015/3].
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2017.04.017
This record's URL: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/264534