Journal article

Determinants of instrumented sedentary and physical activity behavior in geriatric rehabilitation inpatients: RESORT

Anna Galina Maria Rojer, Britt CM Denneman, Puck Brouwer, Keenan A Ramsey, Marijke C Trappenburg, Carel GM Meskers, Mirjam Pijnappels, Rose Goonan, Celia Marston, Jacqueline E Kay, W Kwang Lim, Alisa Turbic, Louis Island, Esmee M Reijnierse, Andrea B Maier



BACKGROUND: Physical inactivity in hospitalized older adults is highly prevalent and associated with detrimental health outcomes. Understanding its determinants is important for prognosis and tailoring interventions in geriatric rehabilitation inpatients. METHODS: Within the REStORing health of acutely unwell adulTs (RESORT) observational, longitudinal cohort, geriatric rehabilitation inpatients wore an inertial sensor (ActivPAL4) for one week to objectively assess instrumented sedentary behavior (i-SB) and physical activity (i-PA). Determinants were grouped in five geriatric domains: morbidity, cognition/psychology, physical performance, functional performance, and nutritional status. Their..

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Awarded by European Union's Horizon 2020 program

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by an unrestricted grant of the University of Melbourne received by Prof. Andrea B. Maier, the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) provided by the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health (MACH) , Melbourne Health Foundation and European Union's Horizon 2020 program (689238 and 675003) . The funders had no role in the design, execution, analysis, and interpretation of data or writing of the study.