Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 17th, 2005
A new University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) study found that seniors with the lowest expectations for aging - that is, for what one can do at an advanced age - were the most likely to lead sedentary lifestyles. Seniors with the lowest age expectations were more than twice as likely to report engaging in less than 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity during the previous week than those with higher age expectations. The study was based on the survey responses of 636 seniors recruited from 14 Los Angeles-area community-based senior...
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