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Role of physical activity in the relationship between mastery and functional health

Sargent-Cox, Kerry A.; Butterworth, Peter; Anstey, Kaarin

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PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: To examine the influence of mastery, physical activity levels, and subsequent trajectories of domains of functional health across the adult life course. DESIGN AND METHODS: We examined 8-year trajectories of physical functioning (handgrip strength) and functional health (physical [RAND PHC12], psychological [RAND MHC12], and cognitive [processing speed]) in a large Australian sample (n = 7,485 at baseline) of 3 cohorts (20–24, 40–44, and 60–64 years). Within- and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/12380
Source: The Gerontologist (2014) doi: 10.1093/geront/gnu042
DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnu042

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