publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN OLDER ADULTS WITH AND WITHOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

B. Rendzia; A. Breda; A. Bevan; A. Watts;
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  • Published: 30 Jun 2017
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract
Physical activity has many health benefits, even among older adults diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), yet relatively little research has characterized the typical daily activities of people with AD as compared to their non-impaired counterparts. Modern technology allows us to objectively measure the amount and intensity of physical activity, but other methods are still needed to link objective amount and intensity data to information about types of activities. Older adults rarely engage in structured exercise or sports. Thus, we evaluated the types of everyday activities in which older adults with and without AD engage and the objectively measured activit...
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN OLDER ADULTS WITH AND WITHOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

B. Rendzia; A. Breda; A. Bevan; A. Watts;