The Relationship between Outdoor Activity and Health in Older Adults Using GPS

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Kerr, Jacqueline; Marshall, Simon; Godbole, Suneeta; Neukam, Suvi; Crist, Katie; Wasilenko, Kari; Golshan, Shahrokh; Buchner, David; (2012)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 9,issue 12,pages4,615-4,625 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3546779, doi: 10.3390/ijerph9124615
  • Subject: Global Positioning System (GPS) | accelerometry | R | outdoor time | physical functioning | older adults | health | Medicine | cognitive functioning | Article | physical activity

Physical activity (PA) provides health benefits in older adults. Research suggests that exposure to nature and time spent outdoors may also have effects on health. Older adults are the least active segment of our population, and are likely to spend less time outdoors th... View more
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