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2022 Mar 31

Exp Gerontol

Does physical activity modify the association of pain with impaired physical function in aging adults?


Gyasi RM, Adjakloe Y D A, Siaw L P, James P B, Amoah P A, Abass K, Adu-Gyamfi S, Phillips DR
Exp Gerontol. 2022 Mar 31:111791.
PMID: 35367593.


Pain is prevalent among older adults and may result in impairment in physical function. However, little is known about the moderating relationships between pain and physical function in old age. This large and representative study sought to estimate the effect of pain on physical function and evaluate whether physical activity (PA) modifies this association.