Factors associated with handgrip strength in older adults residents in Florianópolis, Brazil: EpiFloripa Aging Study

ABSTRACT Objective To investigate the association between sociodemographic factors, lifestyle, health conditions and low Handgrip Strength in older adults. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted in a sample of 598 older adults. The Handgrip Strength (first quartile) was verified using a dyn...

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Main Authors: Susana Cararo CONFORTIN, Lariane Mortean ONO, Vandrize MENEGHINI, Anapaula PASTORIO, Aline Rodrigues BARBOSA, Eleonora d’ORSI
Format: Article
Published: Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas
Series:Revista de Nutrição
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1415-52732018000400385&lng=en&tlng=en