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Gina M. McCaskill, Olivio J. Clay, Peng Li, Richard E. Kennedy, Kathryn L. Burgio and Cynthia J. Brown

function among sedentary and exercising older veterans and nonveterans. Although they found that exercising veterans performed significantly better in physical function compared with nonveterans and national averages, sedentary older veterans performed significantly worse on physical function tests

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Ibrahim M. Altubasi

NSA are associated with advancing in age. Second, the magnitude and the side-to-side asymmetry in the femoral NSA contribute independently in the variability of the performance of the physical function of healthy individuals. Methods Participants Outcome data for this study were taken from 51 healthy

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Susan Aguiñaga, Diane K. Ehlers, Elizabeth A. Salerno, Jason Fanning, Robert W. Motl and Edward McAuley

might prevent them from accessing such facilities are quite rare in the literature. McAuley et al 16 , 17 developed a 6-month, DVD-delivered flexibility, toning, and balance (FlexToBa ™ , FTB) intervention, which improved physical function, strength, and flexibility at postintervention, 12 months, and

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Sara J. Golec and Alison R. Valier

: Determined by Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RDQ) total score and Function: SF-36 physical function subscale score. Pain: SF-36 bodily pain subscale score. Patient outcomes were evaluated at 8, 16, and 24 weeks post-initial visit. Guideline adherence: Determined by evaluating a ratio of active CPT

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Johanna M. Hoch, Shelby E. Baez, Robert J. Cramer and Matthew C. Hoch

-reported function has been primarily assessed through patient-reported outcome instruments (PROs) that are often specific to the ankle region. 8 While gaining perspective from the patients regarding limitations and restrictions associated with physical function of the ankle is important, there may be other aspects

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Christine E. Roberts, Louise H. Phillips, Clare L. Cooper, Stuart Gray and Julia L. Allan

evaluation (FA); and the Physical Performance Test (PPT). Accepted self-reported ADL measures were: Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Short Form, physical functioning subscale (SF36-PF); Barthel Index (BI); Lawton and Brody Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale (IADL); Katz Index of Independence in

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Jordan Jacobson, Cale Chaltron, David Sherman and Neal R. Glaviano

, muscle volume, or muscle thickness. Secondary outcomes of interest were patient-oriented in nature and included physical function, pain, and data regarding safety of implementation (adverse advents). Results of physical function outcomes were highly variable, but the timed up-and-go was most common. All

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Guy C. Wilson, Yorgi Mavros, Lotti Tajouri and Maria Fiatarone Singh

. Outcomes (OR) (functional performance) (disability) (mobility) (functional capacity) (physical function*) (ADL) (IADL) (quality of life) (QOL) (daily activities) (daily function) (SF-36) (chair rise) (chair stand) (sit to stand) (stair climb) (stair power) (gait speed) (6 minute walk) (6mw*) (balance

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Ellen Freiberger, Elisabeth Rydwik, Astrid Chorus, Erwin Tak, Christophe Delecluse, Federico Schena, Nina Waaler, Bob Laventure and Nico van Meeteren

individual, because of personal physical (physiologic and physical functioning), psychological (mental), social (inclusion, independence, and participation), and spiritual (sense making, autonomy, and freedom of choice) benefits. ○ On the macrolevel: For the society, because of the participation of older

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Megan S. Farris, Kerry S. Courneya, Rachel O’Reilly and Christine M. Friedenreich

, physical functioning, role-physical limitations, bodily pain, vitality, social functioning, role-emotional limitations, and mental health. Furthermore, the 8 domain scores were used to estimate a physical component summary score and a mental component summary score. All domain and summary scores were