Navigation Links
Importance of An Active Lifestyle

The focus of aging research has switched from mortality and longevity to health status and quality of life. Researchers say, “No longer is it only important that one lives longer,// but the quality of life in later years must also be considered.”

A new study shows more benefits of staying physically active in your later years. The research finds women who have an active lifestyle are able to perform their daily activities easier later in life.

Resaerchers from the University of Pittsburgh conducted a study to look at how physical activity affects quality of life over a long time.

The study included 229 white, postmenopausal women with an average age of 74 years old. The women were assessed from 1985 to 1999. Researchers looked at the physical activity level of each woman in 1985, 1995 and 1999. Not only were women asked about their physical activity, but they also wore a pedometer and activity monitor. In 1999, the women also answered questions about activities of daily living including eating, dressing, bathing and mobility.

Researchers report the physical activity level in 1985 of a woman was predictive of their walking speed in 1999. They also found the consistency of physical activity during the 14-year study was related to their ability to do everyday activities. Specifically, researchers report about 38 percent of the women who were always active had problems with daily activities. However those numbers increased to 40 percent of women who were inconsistent with their activity and 59 percent of women who were inactive had problems with daily activities.

Thus researchers conclude the findings of this study show the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle. Researchers point out that with people living longer, it is important to prevent the loss of ability to do regular activities.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Importance of Fatty food In Hypercholestrolemia
2. Importance of soy protein in your diet
3. Importance of type of sex in organ transplantation
4. Importance of An Active Lifestyle
5. The Importance Of “ Good ”Control Of Diabetes During Pregnanc
6. The Importance Of Skin Cancer Screening
7. The Importance Of Folic Acid Supplements
8. The Importance Of Vitamin D Supplements
9. More Importance To Be Given To Prenatal Nutrition
10. Beauty Queens Urge On The Importance Of Maintaining Bone Integrity
11. Importance Of Early Diagnosis And Treatment For Muscular Dystrophy Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/28/2017)... Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) , ... April 28, ... ... Adetutu Ijose, http://www.foodsthathealdaily.com , http://www.wiredlifesolutions.com , “Computers are everywhere and ... Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on Voice ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Datta Endoscopic Back ... joined the revolutionary endoscopic practice under Dr. Datta. Patel is a Board Certified ... The patented, revolutionary eDiscSculpt Technique created and used by Datta Endoscopic is unlike ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... National Harbor, Md. (PRWEB) , ... April 28, ... ... Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) and College of Urgent Care Medicine will ... Momentum 2017 workshops, sessions and speakers will help those in the industry adapt ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Bill Howe started his sewer and drain company in 1980 ... joined the team, the Bill Howe brand was born and they began cultivating their ... back to the San Diego community in which they worked, lived and were raising ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... CITY, UTAH (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 ... ... as Account Manager for the North East region. Côté has 20+ years of ... consulting. Prior to Phytomer, Côté worked with an array of high-end cosmetic brands, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/24/2017)... 2017 SW Safety Solutions, Inc., the industry,s ... the release of the latest advancement in workplace single-use ... of leading edge nitrile glove technology features SW,s patent ... tactile grip on wet and oily surfaces and the ... and a suite of other advanced SW technologies, the ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 2017  Cogentix Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: CGNT), a ... Urology, Uro/Gyn and Gynecology markets with innovative and ... joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Marketing ... Mr. Keswani will report directly to Darin ... organization is delighted that Ash has joined the ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... April 20, 2017 Research and ... Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: Addressing Production Complexities Through ... their offering. ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: Overcoming Production ... an in-depth assessment of the current trends in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: