Tuesday, January 21, 2014

New Evidence That Walking Speed of Senior Citizens is Predictor of How Long They Will Live

A large study of people 60 and older has found that those who enjoy life are more likely to maintain better physical function in their daily activities and a faster walking speed as they age. Previous work by the researchers found these happy seniors were also most likely to survive for another eight years. This supports which supports another study suggesting walking speed is a good predictor of longevity. Read more.

No comments: