Análisis de la edad sobre la fiabilidad de pruebas fitness en mayores

P.R. Olivares, M. Hernandez-Mocholi, E. Merellano-Navarro, N. Gusi, D. Collado-Mateo


El presente trabajo tiene como objetivo analizar la fiabilidad de varias pruebas de condición física en adultos mayores en función de la edad. Los participantes fueron 135 mujeres mayores entre 60 y 90 años y se distribuyó en 5 grupos de edad. Todos los participantes realizaron una batería de pruebas de condición física con un intervalo entre mediciones de 1 semana. Los índices de fiabilidad obtenidos en las pruebas dinamometría bi-manual y 6 minutos caminando fueron excelentes ICC> 0,90, mientras que en el resto fueron buenos (ICC 0,70–0,89). No se encontraron diferencias estadísticamente significativas en el error de medida de estas pruebas entre grupos de edad. Se concluye que la fiabilidad de las pruebas de condición física utilizadas en población adulto mayor no varía significativamente en función de la edad.

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Ancianos; capacidad funcional; fiabilidad

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