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Exercise and the onset of disability in later life

Hunt, Kate and Adamson, Joy and Ebrahim, Shah and Mutrie, Nanette (2010) Exercise and the onset of disability in later life. Journal of Aging and Health, 22 (6). pp. 734-747. ISSN 0898-2643

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Abstract

This study was to examine whether overall physical activity levels, and different types of earlier sporting activities, are associated with the onset of locomotor disability in early older age.