This database contains 6 abstracts archived under the term: "Clinical Rehabilitation"
Objective: To evaluate the effect of different intensities of aerobic exercise on elderly people with mild cognitive impairment.; Design: A randomized trial.; Setting: Residential care homes for elderly people.; Subjects: Forty-eight patients were included in the study.; Interventions: The patients were randomized in three groups. Group A performed aerobic exercise at 40% of heart rate […]
Objective: To investigate the influence of multisensory stimulations in a Snoezelen room on the balance of individuals with dementia.; Design: Randomized controlled trial.; Setting: Canadian long-term care home.; Participants: Twenty-four residents (average age 86 years), in a long-term care home diagnosed with dementia, were assigned randomly to intervention and control groups. Nineteen participants completed the […]
Objective: To investigate the feasibility, acceptability and potential efficacy of group exercise for residents in care homes.; Design: Exploratory cluster randomized controlled trial.; Setting: Five randomly selected care homes in South Birmingham, UK.; Participants: Fifty-six care home residents (mean age 84.5, 71% female), 39 (70%) with cognitive impairments.; Intervention: Two homes (n = 28) were […]
Objective: To evaluate the feasibility and safety of a home-based exercise programme for people with Alzheimer’s disease, and to provide preliminary evidence of programme effectiveness in improving balance and mobility and reducing falls risk.; Design: A randomized controlled trial.; Setting: Community.; Participants: Forty people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease (mean age 81.9, SD 5.72; […]
Objective: To investigate the feasibility, acceptability, and safety of a supervised video game exercise program administered via Dance Dance Revolution in individuals with Huntington’s disease.; Design: A cross-over, controlled, single-blinded, six-week trial.; Setting: Home-based.; Participants: Eighteen ambulatory individuals with Huntington’s disease (seven male, mean age 50.7 SD 14.7).; Interventions: Participants played the Dance Dance Revolution […]
Objective: The aim of this study was to explore feasibility, safety and outcome of an exercise intervention in people with Huntington’s disease.; Design: A randomized controlled pilot trial.; Setting: A home-based exercise programme.; Subjects: A total of 25 subjects with early to mid-stage Huntington’s disease.; Intervention: Subjects were randomly allocated to either an exercise intervention […]
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