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Seniors, Gait Speed Associated With Life Expectancy

Jan 9th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

A recent study from the University of Pittsburg suggests senior citizens can get valuable information about life expectancy, based on their age and gait speed.  Gait speed is simply how fast you walk.     The study looked at nine other studies from 1986 to 2000, using data accumulated from 34,485 seniors, aged 65 or older.  Their [...]