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Addressing the elephant in the room: the need to examine the role of social determinants of health in the relationship of the 24-hour activity cycle and adult cognitive health

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  • Contributors RSF wrote the first draft of the manuscript. RSF, NCBSS and GMB developed the concept for the paper. NCBSS, GMB, LL, CKB and TL-A each provided critical feedback and wrote portions of the final manuscript.

  • Funding Funding for this project was provided to TL-A by the Jack Brown and Family Alzheimer Research Foundation. RSF, NCBSSS and GMB are each funded by a Michael Smith Health Research BC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award. NCBSS and GMB are also funded by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Award. TL-A is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Healthy Aging. LL is Tier I Canada Research Chair in Patient-Oriented Knowledge Translation, and the Harold Robinson/Arthritis Society Chair in Arthritic Disease at University of British Columbia.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.