The relation of education and cognitive activity to mini-mental state in old age: the role of functional fitness status

TitreThe relation of education and cognitive activity to mini-mental state in old age: the role of functional fitness status
Type de publicationJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuteursIhle, A, Gouveia, ÉR, Gouveia, BR, Freitas, DL, Jurema, J, Ornelas, RT, Antunes, AM, Muniz, BR, Kliegel, M
JournalEuropean Journal of Ageing
Volume15
Nombre2
Pagination123–131
ISSN1613-9380
Mots-cléscognition, cognitive reserve, Functional fitness status, older adults
Résumé

{It remains unclear so far whether the role of cognitive reserve for cognitive functioning in old age may differ between individuals with low, compared to those with high functional fitness status. Therefore, the present study set out to investigate the relation of education and cognitive leisure activity as key markers of cognitive reserve to mini-mental state in old age (as an indicator of the extent of cognitive impairment) and its interplay with functional fitness status in a large sample of older adults. We assessed MMSE in 701 older adults (M = 70.4 years

URLhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-017-0441-4
DOI10.1007/s10433-017-0441-4