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Relation Between Central Adiposity and Cognitive Function in the Maine-Syracuse Study: Attenuation by Physical Activity

Dore, Gregory A; Elias, Merrill F; Robbins, Michael A; Budge, Marc; Elias, Penelope K

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Background: Previous studies have demonstrated a relationship between central adiposity and cognitive function. However, only some of these studies have adjusted for cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease, and none have also adjusted for physical activity level. Purpose: The purpose of the study was to examine the association between anthropometric measures of central adiposity (waist circumference and waist/hip ratio) and cognitive functioning with adjustment for cardiovascular...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34267
Source: Annals of Behavioral Medicine
DOI: 10.1007/s12160-008-9038-7

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