Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Health and Fitness Differences Between Urban and Rural Costa Rican Older Adults
Costa Rica has one of the highest life expectancies in America, even higher than the United States. Studies addressing health and fitness in Latin American urban and rural older adults are scarce. PURPOSE: The purpose ...
A Comparison of Nutritional Habits, Physical Function and Psychological Constructs between Urban and Rural Costa Rican Older Adults
Purpose: To compare nutritional habits, physical function and psychological constructs between Costa Rican older adults from urban and rural zones. Methods: Male and female older adults aged ≥ 65 yr. from urban (n = 185) ...
Development of a VO2Peak prediction equation in elderly
Introduction. Aging decreases aerobic capacity as determined by direct maximal tests (Hassel et al. 2015). There are indirect methods to assess aerobic capacity such as the 6-min walking test (6MWT). Some equations to ...
Aerobic fitness and neurocognitive performance in older adults from Kansas and Costa Rica
Background and Objectives: There is a dearth of comparative studies on the association between aging, cognitive function and cardiorespiratory fitness in older adults from developed and developing countries. The purpose ...