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Physical capability and subsequent positive mental wellbeing in older people: Findings from five HALCyon cohorts

Abstract:

Objective measures of physical capability are being used in a growing number of studies as biomarkers of healthy ageing. However, very little research has been done to assess the impact of physical capability on subsequent positive mental wellbeing, the maintenance of which is widely considered to be an essential component of healthy ageing.We aimed to test the associations of grip strength and walking, timed get up and go and chair rise speeds (assessed at ages 53 to 82 years) with positive ...

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10.1007/s11357-013-9553-8

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Stafford, M More by this author
Ben-Shlomo, Y More by this author
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Publisher:
Springer Science and Business Media Netherlands
Journal:
Age
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
445-456
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1574-4647
ISSN:
0161-9152
URN:
uuid:9f60f871-73b2-4497-ac30-948578bff4ac
Source identifiers:
464864
Local pid:
pubs:464864

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