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Increased participation in activities of daily living is associated with lower cholesterol levels in people with spinal cord injury.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19801067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hetz SP, Latimer AE, Martin Ginis KA, Buchholz AC, and the SHAPE-SCI Research Group. Increased participation in activities of daily living is associated with lower cholesterol levels in people with spinal cord injury. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationships between activities of daily living (ADLs) participation and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors in people with spinal cord injury. DESIGN: Cross-sectional. SETTING: Community, university, hospital. PARTICIPANTS: Participants (N=75) from the Study of Health and Activity in People With Spinal Cord Injury study (61 men, 14 women). INTERVENTIONS: Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Physical Activity Recall Assessment for People With Spinal Cord Injury and CHD risk factor assessment including waist circumference, total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and triglycerides. RESULTS: Using generalized linear models, and controlling for leisure time physical activity and covariates, increased Mobility ADLs (transferring and wheeling) were associated with lower plasma total cholesterol and LDL. No other significant relationships emerged. CONCLUSIONS: Mobility ADLs were associated with lower total cholesterol and LDL. However, neither Total ADLs nor Domestic ADLs were associated with CHD risk. Further investigation is needed to determine causality between Mobility ADLs and CHD risk.
Authors:
Samuel P Hetz; Amy E Latimer; Andrea C Buchholz; Kathleen A Martin Ginis;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1532-821X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-05     Completed Date:  2009-10-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985158R     Medline TA:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1755-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Activities of Daily Living*
Adult
Cholesterol / blood*
Cross-Sectional Studies
Exercise
Female
Hospitals, University
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Spinal Cord Injuries / blood,  rehabilitation*
Trauma Severity Indices
Triglycerides / blood
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Triglycerides; 57-88-5/Cholesterol

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