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Shirley M. Bluethmann, Wayne Foo, Renate M. Winkels, Scherezade K. Mama and Kathryn H. Schmitz

 al., 2008 ). For older cancer survivors, age-related sarcopenia may be exacerbated by cancer treatment and increase muscle loss ( Fielding et al., 2011 ; Suskin & Shapiro, 2018 ); adding obesity to this equation has been found to have important clinical implications for physical function, chemotherapy

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Marina Arkkukangas, Susanna Tuvemo Johnson, Karin Hellström, Elisabeth Anens, Michail Tonkonogi and Ulf Larsson

OEP with MI and without MI for community-dwelling adults aged 75 years and older ( Arkkukangas, Soderlund, Eriksson, & Johansson, 2019 ; Tuvemo Johnson, 2018 ). At the 3-month follow-up, the MI group performing home exercises at least two times per week improved their physical functions although no

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Florian Herbolsheimer, Stephanie Mosler, Richard Peter and the ActiFE Ulm Study Group

and was classified into primary school or less (low: ≤ 9 years), secondary school (middle: 10 years), and grammar school (high: > 10 years). Multimorbidity was assessed using the Functional Comorbidity Index developed for use in the general population with physical function as the outcome of interest

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Odessa Addison, Monica C. Serra, Leslie Katzel, Jamie Giffuni, Cathy C. Lee, Steven Castle, Willy M. Valencia, Teresa Kopp, Heather Cammarata, Michelle McDonald, Kris A. Oursler, Chani Jain, Janet Prvu Bettger, Megan Pearson, Kenneth M. Manning, Orna Intrator, Peter Veazie, Richard Sloane, Jiejin Li and Miriam C. Morey

physical function on a self-administered short form survey (SF-36) health-related Quality of Life Questionnaire ( Ware & Sherbourne, 1992 ). Individuals reported how they believed their current health influenced their ability to perform a variety of activities and intensities by rating questions with a 3

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Megan Colletto and Nancy Rodriguez

frailty, disability, and mortality in older persons ( Breen & Phillips, 2011 ; Paddon-Jones & Rasmussen, 2009 ). Nutrition and exercise interventions positively affect muscle mass and physical function in women and men aged 55–80 years old ( Campbell & Leidy, 2007 ; English & Paddon-Jones, 2010

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Mary Hellen Morcelli, Dain Patrick LaRoche, Luciano Fernandes Crozara, Nise Ribeiro Marques, Camilla Zamfolini Hallal, Mauro Gonçalves and Marcelo Tavella Navega

of torque development has been associated with gait speed 11 , 16 and could be a better predictor of physical function as it considers the temporal component of force application. Despite the strong probability that rate of torque development is a good predictor of lower-extremity function of older

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Ryan McCann, Kyle Kosik, Masafumi Terada and Phillip Gribble

. All participants underwent evaluations in the following order: self-reported physical function, pain, edema, dorsiflexion ROM, ligamentous laxity, dynamic postural control. Patient Evaluation Self-reported physical function assessment At RTP, we assessed self-reported physical function of the involved

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Cody L. Sipe, Kevin D. Ramey, Phil P. Plisky and James D. Taylor

-leg stance (SLS), ABCS, timed up and go test (TUG), 8-foot up and go test (8UG test), and chair stand test (CST) assessments. Scatterplots with regression lines were used to visually illustrate statistically significant correlations between the YBT-LQ and the other measures of physical function. For

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Chantal A. Vella, Erin D. Michos, Dorothy D. Sears, Mary Cushman, Rachel B. Van Hollebeke, Michelle M. Wiest and Matthew A. Allison

with aging, sedentary behaviors may exacerbate the loss of muscle mass and strength, independent of physical activity. 2 , 3 In this regard, sedentary time has been shown to be inversely related to physical function and muscular strength in older adults. 3 – 5 Notably, the few cross-sectional studies

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Hosam Alzahrani, Sonia W.M. Cheng, Debra Shirley, Martin Mackey and Emmanuel Stamatakis

inactive participants specified as the referent group. Health-Related Quality of Life Health-related quality of life was measured using the 36-item short form (SF-36). The SF-36 assesses the following 8 specific domains: physical functioning (10 items), role limitations due to physical health (role