Combined Reduced Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second (FEV1) and Peripheral Artery Disease in Sedentary Elders With Functional Limitations JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION Fragoso, C. A., Hsu, F., Brinkley, T., Church, T., Liu, C. K., Manini, T., Newman, A. B., Stafford, R. S., McDermott, M. M., Gill, T. M. 2014; 15 (9): 665-670


Because they are potentially modifiable and may coexist, we evaluated the combined occurrence of a reduced forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) and peripheral artery disease (PAD), including its association with exertional symptoms, physical inactivity, and impaired mobility, in sedentary elders with functional limitations.Cross sectional.Lifestyle Interventions and Independence in Elder (LIFE) Study.A total of 1307 sedentary community-dwelling persons, mean age 78.9, with functional limitations (Short Physical Performance Battery [SPPB] <10).A reduced FEV1 was defined by a z-score less than -1.64 (

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