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Association of Blood Pressure and Gait Speed in Hypertensive Older Adults: The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)

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Objectives: Hypertension and mobility impairment are both common in older adults; however, the relationship between hypertension and mobility in community-dwelling older adults is not well understood. The objective of this study was to examine the association of blood pressure measures and mobility assessed by gait speed in hypertensive older adults.
subject
gait speed
hypertension
mobility
older adults
physical function
contributor
Williams, Julie (author)
Sink, Kaycee (committee chair)
Pajewski, Nicholas (committee member)
Williamson, Jeff (committee member)
Applegate, William (committee member)
Kritchevsky, Stephen (committee member)
Mihalko, Shannon (committee member)
date
2014-09-10T08:35:16Z (accessioned)
2016-09-10T08:30:12Z (available)
2014 (issued)
degree
Clinical and Population Translational Sciences (discipline)
embargo
2016-09-10 (terms)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/39389 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
title
Association of Blood Pressure and Gait Speed in Hypertensive Older Adults: The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)
type
Thesis

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