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Functional ability of older people has improved in the last three decades – News-Medical.Net

The functional ability of older people is nowadays better when it is compared to that of people at the same age three decades ago.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 21 2020
The functional ability of older people is nowadays better when it is compared to that of people at the same age three decades ago. This was observed in a study conducted at the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
The study compared the physical and cognitive performance of people nowadays between the ages of 75 and 80 with that of the same-aged people in the 1990s.
“Performance-based measurements describe …

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