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Successful ageing with a focus on fitness and physical activity: population-based studies of 75-year-olds

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Title: Successful ageing with a focus on fitness and physical activity: population-based studies of 75-year-olds
Authors: Hörder, Helena
Issue Date: 27-Jan-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: I. Mosallanezhad Z, Hörder H, Salavati M, Nilsson-Wikmar L, Frändin K. Physical activity and physical functioning in Swedish and Iranian 75-year-olds: a comparison. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2012;55(2):422-30.

II. Hörder H, Skoog I, Frändin K. Health-related quality of life in relation to walking habits and fitness: a population-based study of 75-year-olds. Quality of Life Research. 2013;22(6): 1213-1223.

III. Hörder H, Frändin K, Larsson M. Self-respect through ability to keep fear of frailty at a distance: successful ageing from the perspective of community-dwelling older people. Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being 2013. Mar 18;8:20194.

IV. Hörder H, Skoog I, Johansson L, Falk H, Frändin K. Birth cohort differences in fitness, physical activity and falls: a population-based study of 75-year-olds examined in 1987 and 2005. Manuscript submitted.
Date of Defence: 2014-02-14
Disputation: Fredagen den 14 februari 2014, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Ivan Östholm, Medicinaregatan 3
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Older persons
Quality of life
Successful ageing
Physical activity
Functional capacity
Secular trends
Qualitative content analysis
Abstract: Background: Life expectancy increased dramatically during the 20th century and is still increasing in many parts of the world. In view of population ageing, the health and functioning of older persons and factors that could promote a good life in old age have become of vital importance. The aim of this thesis was to further the knowledge about successful ageing, focusing particularly on fitness and physical activity. Method: This thesis is part of the repeated cross-sectional and longitudin... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8814-5
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