Relación entre la capacidad funcional y el perfil psicosocial en personas mayores no institucionalizadas. Diferencias basadas en género

  1. Jesús del Pozo Cruz 1
  2. Elisabeth Rodríguez-Bies 2
  3. Rosa María Alfonso Rosa 1
  4. Borja del Pozo Cruz 1
  5. Moisés Grimaldi Puyana 1
  6. Plácido Navas 2
  7. Guillermo López-Lluch 2
  1. 1 Universidad de Sevilla

    Universidad de Sevilla

    Sevilla, España


  2. 2 Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo

    Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo

    Sevilla, España


Kronos: revista universitaria de la actividad física y el deporte

ISSN: 1579-5225

Year of publication: 2013

Volume: 12

Issue: 1

Pages: 41-50

Type: Article

More publications in: Kronos: revista universitaria de la actividad física y el deporte


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  • Social Sciences: D


Objective: to elucidate the relationship between functional capacity and Health-related quality of life among community-dwelling elderly people. Methods: A cross-sectional design was used with 43 subjects (19 males and 24 females). Functional capacity (T6MW, TUG, CST y PM) and Health-related Quality of Life (SF-36) were assessed. Differences based on functional capacity were analyzed. The relationships between the variables of the study were also tested. Results: Those participants reporting better functional capacity values also depicted better scores on SF-36 (p<0.05). Conclusion and Discussion: Results from this study suggests that greater levels of functional capacity could enhance the health-related quality of life among community-dwelling elderly people

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