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Low Physical Function Predicts Either 2-Year Weight Loss or Weight Gain in Healthy Community-Dwelling Older Adults. The NuAge Longitudinal Study
The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences
Objectives. Weightchangeinolderadultsaffectsphysicalfunction(PF).However,datasuggestthat,conversely, PF maybeadeterminantofweightchange.OurobjectivewastoassesstheroleofbaselinePFasapredictorof2-yearweight loss(WL)andweightgain(WG)≥5%amonghealthywell-functioningcommunity-dwellingolderadults. Methods. TheNuAgecohort(67-84years)wasclassifiedintothreegroupsaccordingtothepercentweightchange overa2-yearfollow-up:weightstable(weightchange≤2%;n=629),WL≥5%(n=189),andWG≥5%(n=111).Adoi:10.1093/gerona/glq150 pmid:20813794 fatcat:7ai4uuwtarf4rnjppq4awxno3e