Vascular status and physical functioning: the association between vascular status and physical functioning in middle-aged and elderly men: a cross-sectional study

Authors Marieke Schuurmans, Ilse Arts, Yvonne van der Schouw, Diederick Grobbee
Published in European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Publication date 2010
Type Article


Living independently is an important component of quality of life. Cardiovascular diseases are prominent among the chronic conditions that predispose elderly people to functional limitations and disability, which impair quality of life. Insight into factors that play a role in the development process of limitations and disability of patients with subclinical cardiovascular diseases will aid in the development of preventive interventions. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of vascular status with muscle strength and physical functioning in middle aged and elderly men.

Language English
Published in European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Year and volume 17 2
Key words ouderen, functieverlies, hart- en vaatziekten
Page range 211-216