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Clinical Trials Update
March 27, 2018

Benefits of Moderate Physical Activity Despite Frailty

JAMA. 2018;319(12):1190. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.2789

A moderate-intensity physical activity program reduced major mobility disability (MDD) in both frail and nonfrail sedentary older adults found a secondary analysis of the LIFE (Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders) trial published in Annals of Internal Medicine. The physical activity intervention, however, did not reduce risk of frailty among the study’s participants.

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