Transportation mode usage and physical, mental and social functions in older Japanese adults

Conclusion Extending the travel area through use of transportation modes might provide health benefits. Assessing transportation mode usage could improve screening and assistance strategies for people who are physically or mentally frail or lonely.
Source: Journal of Transport and Health - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

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