physical capability

physical capability

The degree to which a person can manage the physical tasks of daily living, which can be objectified by measuring grip strength, walking speed, chair rising, and standing balance times. A decline in physical capability is associated with an increase risk of all-cause mortality in adults above age 70.
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I wrote to Northumberland County Council's highways department to make them aware of my own lack of physical capability as others similarly characterised in the street.
Perhaps perceived differences in physical capability between boys and girls are based on outdated gender stereotypes that appear at birth, when some boys are given their first footy and some girls their first doll.
Even the IDF itself showed that a woman's physical capability is less than a man's, and that women are more likely to die from heat stroke than men are.
Guards must possess good judgment, alertness, tact and even temperament and must have the physical capability to perform security services.
He expressed hope that this camp would achieve its goals and contribute to the improvement of physical capability of the players.
Washington, April 30 ( ANI ): Researchers have said that low levels of physical capability (in particular weak grip strength, slow chair rise speed and poor standing balance performance) in midlife can indicate poorer chances of survival over the next 13 years.
Taking into consideration a person's physical capability and the rest it needs, Islam does not encourage Muslims to wake up the whole night for worship (except for a few special nights like those in the month of Ramadan).
Greater physical capability has been found to predict death at a later age in elderly people, but whether the same is true for middle-aged adults has not been determined.
WHILE we understand that reforms to the disability benefits system will include more vigorous assessments of physical capability, we feel there should be as much focus on the extra financial burden suffered by disabled people across the UK.
It's not just the physical capability of doing a three-week race, it's mental too - there's a lot to it.
She's at least as good or maybe a little better on synthetic, but as far as her physical capability goes, she's probably equal on both surfaces.
ICS's Norma Cronin said: "Smoking just a single cigarette can immediately affect physical capability in exercise.

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