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Developmental origins of midlife physical performance: evidence from a British birth cohort.

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The authors hypothesized that 1) physical growth, as a marker of the early development of muscle fibers, and 2) advanced childhood motor and cognitive abilities, as markers of central nervous system development, would be positively related to midlife standing balance and chair rising, independently of later life experiences. They tested these hypotheses in a representative British sample of 1,374 men and 1,410 women aged 53 years in 1999 with prospective childhood measures of heights and weig...

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10.1093/aje/kwj193

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Butterworth, S More by this author
Richards, M More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
164
Issue:
2
Pages:
110-121
Publication date:
2006-07-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:0f636ce6-0eb3-49d3-b71d-a66472f477bf
Source identifiers:
126541
Local pid:
pubs:126541

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