Relationship between body composition and lung function in elderly men and women


KARACAN S., GÜZEL N. A., Colakoglu F., Baltaci G.

ADVANCES IN THERAPY, vol.25, no.2, pp.168-178, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12325-008-0022-1
  • Journal Name: ADVANCES IN THERAPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.168-178
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between body composition parameters and lung functions including vital capacity (VC), forced vital capacity ( FVC), forced expiratory volume in 1 second ( FEV1), FEV1:VC ratio, and FEV1:FVC ratio in elderly men and women.