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Association of Pulmonary Function with Cognitive Performance in Early, Middle and Late Adulthood

Windsor, Timothy; Jorm, Anthony F; Christensen, Helen; Rodgers, Bryan; Anstey, Kaarin


Background: Pulmonary function has been associated with some measures of cognitive performance, mostly in late adulthood. This study investigated whether this association is present for a range of cognitive measures, at three stages of adulthood, and whether it remains after controlling for demographic, health and lifestyle factors. Method: The relationship between forced expiratory volume at 1 s (FEV1), a measure of pulmonary function, and cognitive test performance was examined in three...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Gerontology
DOI: 10.1159/000078352


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