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Table 3 Association between change in PA 0–6 months and change in CF over the same period b

From: The longitudinal associations between change in physical activity and cognitive functioning in older adults with chronic illness (es)

  Δ LPA 0–6 Δ MVPA 0–6
Change in CF 0–6 N coeff. SE 95% CI p coeff. SE 95% CI p
VLT – learning curve ratio 372 0.02 0.02 −0.01;0.06 0.22 −0.00 0.02 −0.04;0.04 0.88
VLT – mean no. words recalled trial 1–5 372 0.18 0.07 0.05;0.32 0.008 −0.05 0.07 −0.19;0.08 0.45
VLT – no. words delayed recall 373 0.19 0.10 −0.01;0.38 0.07 −0.21 0.10 −0.41;-0.01 0.044
TMT – time B-A in sec a 359 0.00 0.01 −0.02;0.02 0.79 −0.01 0.01 −0.03;0.02 0.62
SST – SSRT in ms 313 −9.84 4.38 −18.47;-1.21 0.026 −0.45 4.51 −8.42;9.32 0.92
LDST – no. correct subs 362 −0.19 0.15 −0.49;0.11 0.21 0.18 0.16 −0.13;0.49 0.26
  1. Abbreviations: PA Physical activity, LPA Change in light physical activity minutes per week between 6 months follow-up and baseline, MVPA Change in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity minutes per week between 6 months follow-up and baseline, SE Standard error, CI Confidence interval, ES Effect size, CF Cognitive functioning, VLT Verbal learning test, TMT Trail making test, SST Stop-signal task, SSRT Stop-signal reaction time, LDST Letter digit substitution test. a TMT – time B-A in sec was log transformed. b Models are adjusted for baseline CF score, the covariates, and condition (control or intervention group)