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Measuring physical capacity and performance in older people

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We highlight the important differences between the concepts of capacity and performance and highlight the development of measures and their application in common conditions encountered in health care practice with older people. A number of expert consensus projects have concluded that mobility, balance, muscle strength and dexterity are core domains for capacity measurement in older people. Instruments with evidence of adequate psychometric properties for the evaluation of capacity in respons...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.berh.2017.11.008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Subgroup:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
Wadham College
ORCID:
0000-0003-4349-7195
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Subgroup:
Botnar Research Centre
ORCID:
0000-0001-7249-6496
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Best practice and research. Clinical rheumatology Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
2
Pages:
243-254
Publication date:
2017-11-22
Acceptance date:
2017-11-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-1770
ISSN:
1521-6942
Pubs id:
pubs:809968
URN:
uri:f28222ef-70be-42fb-87c8-07fc0abd2092
UUID:
uuid:f28222ef-70be-42fb-87c8-07fc0abd2092
Local pid:
pubs:809968

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