Quotation Prasitsiriphon, Orawan, Weber, Daniela. 2019. Objective physical measures and their association with subjective functional limitations in a representative study population of older Thais. BMC Geriatrics. 19 (1), 73


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Background In this study, we analyzed elderly people in Thailand to identify the validity of suggested cutoff points of physical measures, handgrip strength, usual walking speed, and a composite score of both measures to predict functional limitations. Moreover, we examined whether these physical performance measures are accurate indicators of the investigated health outcomes...

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Journal article
Journal BMC Geriatrics
Citation Index SSCI
Language English
Title Objective physical measures and their association with subjective functional limitations in a representative study population of older Thais
Volume 19
Number 1
Year 2019
Page from 73
Reviewed? Y
URL https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-019-1093-3
DOI https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-019-1093-3
Open Access Y

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Weber, Daniela (Details)
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Prasitsiriphon, Orawan (College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
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