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Movement performance in elderly women. Relation to neuroimaging findings, medical conditions and activities of daily living


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Title: Movement performance in elderly women. Relation to neuroimaging findings, medical conditions and activities of daily living
Authors: Guo, Xinxin 1972-
Issue Date: 2002
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Geriatric Medicine Avdelningen för geriatrik
Date of Defence: 2002-06-03
Disputation: Seminarierummet, Avdelningen för geriatrik, Plan 5, Arvid Hedvalls Backe 6, Göteborg, kl. 13.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: movement performance
elderly women
PLM test
age
cerebral white matter lesions
brain atrophy
obesity indices
serum lipids
medical conditions and IADL.
Abstract: Aims: To study age-related changes of movement performance and their relation to cerebral white matter lesions, brain atrophy, obesity indices, serum lipids, medical conditions and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL).Methods: Study samples were part of the Prospective Population Study of Women and the Gerontological and Geriatric Population Studies (H 70) in Göteborg, Sweden. In 1992-93, 873 women aged 38, 50, 62, 70, 74, 78 and 84 were examined with an optoelectronic movement test, t... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/15562
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