Light exercise linked to less disability

May 22, 2014 3:45 PM

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Light exercise linked to less disability

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who engage in plenty of light movement have a lower risk of developing a disability and losing their capacity to care for themselves, a new study suggests.

The study included middle-aged and older adults who had knee osteoarthritis or were at high risk of developing the condition. It focused specifically on low-intensity exercise, like strolling through a shopping mall or walking around the living room during television commercials.

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