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A comparison of physical function, nutritional habits and neurocognitive 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) ...
Normative values for anthropometric, adiposity, and handgrip strength in Costa Rican adults aged 53 to 110 yrs. old.
Objective: The purpose of the study was to develop normative data for anthropometric, adiposity and upper body strength in Costa Rican adults 60 to 110 years old. Method: A representative sample of Costa Rican male and ...
Predicting exertion from metabolic, physiological, and cognitive variables in older adults
Objetivo. Determinar la asociación entre el esfuerzo percibido (VEP) y variables psiológicas y determinar los factores predictivos de VEP durante el esfuerzo submáximo y máximo en adultos mayores. Método. Adultos mayores ...
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 ...