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Associations between nutritional status, physical performance, and disability among older Americans 

Xu, Beibei (2011-04-14)
Impaired functional status with aging is a major concern of the older population, limiting their daily activities, predisposing them to falls and increasing their mortality and morbidity risk. This condition also increases ...

Body Mass Index and Physical Functioning in Older Adults 

Xu, Beibei (2008-08-15)
Several researchers have reported that elevated body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of poor physical functioning. In most studies, physical functioning has been measured using self-reported questionnaires. For this ...