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Vanessa S. Probst ; Rubens A. Da Silva Jr. ; Renata S. B. Januário ; Fabio Pitta ; Denilson C. Teixeira ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2013, 17 1

Autor: Nidia A. Hernandes

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Hernandes, Nidia A.; Probst, Vanessa S.; Da Silva Jr., Rubens A.; Januário, Renata S.
B.; Pitta, Fabio; Teixeira, Denilson C. Physical activity in daily life in physically independent elderly participating in community-based exercise program Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
17, núm.
1, enero-febrero, 2013, pp.
57-63 Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia São Carlos, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235025745009 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative original article Physical activity in daily life in physically independent elderly participating in community-based exercise program Atividade física na vida diária de idosos fisicamente independentes participantes de programas de exercício físico oferecidos à comunidade Nidia A.
Hernandes1,2, Vanessa S.
Probst1,2, Rubens A.
Da Silva Jr.1,3, Renata S.
B.
Januário1, Fabio Pitta2, Denilson C.
Teixeira1 ABSTRACT | Background: It is unclear whether participation in exercise programs specifically developed for elderly translates into a more active lifestyle.
Objectives: To compare the objectively measured level of physical activity in daily life (PADL) between physically independent elderly who participate or do not participate in community-based exercise programs; and to evaluate which factors are associated with the higher level of PADL in these subjects.
Method: 134 elderly participants in community-based exercise programs (PG) and 104 non-participants (NPG) had their level of PADL measured using pedometers during 7 days.
Other measurements: 6-minute walki...





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