Skip to main content

Table 4 Association between change in PA 0–6 months and change in CF 0–12 months 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 0–12 N coeff. SE 95% CI p coeff. SE 95% CI p
VLT – learning curve ratio 372 0.03 0.02 −0.01;0.06 0.18 −0.02 0.02 −0.06;0.02 0.33
VLT – mean no. words recalled trial 1–5 372 0.18 0.07 0.03;0.33 0.016 −0.08 0.07 −0.23;0.07 0.32
VLT – no. words delayed recall 374 0.20 0.11 −0.02;0.42 0.08 −0.00 0.11 −0.23;0.22 0.97
TMT – time B-A in sec a 360 −0.01 0.01 −0.03;0.01 0.25 −0.00 0.01 −0.02;0.02 0.91
SST – SSRT in ms 306 0.98 4.28 −7.44;-9.40 0.82 −6.76 4.36 −15.35;1.82 0.12
LDST – no. correct subs 350 0.12 0.17 −0.20;0.45 0.46 −0.13 0.17 −0.47;0.20 0.44
  1. Abbreviations: PA Physical activity, LPA Change in light physical activity minutes per week between six months follow-up and baseline, MVPA change in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity minutes per week between six 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)