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Title :地域在宅高齢者における日常生活体力の実態
Title alternative :The Survey of Functional Fitness of Elderly People Living at Home.
Authors :平良, 一彦
荒川, 雅志
笠原, 大吾
嘉手苅, 初子
新城, 澄枝
東盛, キヨ子
大塚, 千絵
渡部, 善喜
Authors alternative :Taira, Kazuhiko
Arakawa, Masashi
Kasahara, Daigo
Kadekaru, Hatuko
Shinjo, Sumie
Higashimori, Kiyoko
Otuka, Chie
Watanabe, Zenki
Issue Date :Sep-2005
Abstract :To examine levels of functional fitness of elderly people living at home, a cross-sectional survey was conducted targeting 385 persons, who were 65 years old and over. The functional fitness for daily life was measured by the following 4 tests: standing test, walking test, hand performance test and self-care performance test. Results of standing and walking tests showed that males stand up and walk significantly faster than females. With advancing age their performance for all 4 tests got slower, and there was statistically significant difference between the young-old age group and the old-old age group. The results suggest that the aging strongly affects levels of functional fitness of elderly people living at home.
Type Local :紀要論文
ISSN :1345-3319
Publisher :琉球大学教育学部
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/2967
Citation :琉球大学教育学部紀要 Vol.67 p.231 -241
Appears in Collections:No.67 (2005/9)

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