This database contains 7 studies, archived under the term: "strength"
Mobility training after hip fracture: a randomised controlled trial
Objective: to compare the effects of two different exercise programmes after hip fracture.; Design: assessor-blinded randomised controlled trial.; Setting: hospital rehabilitation units, with continued intervention at home.; Subjects: 160 people with surgical fixation for hip fracture transferred to inpatient rehabilitation.; Method: in addition to other rehabilitation strategies, the intervention group received a higher dose (60 […]
Sustainability of motor training effects in older people with dementia
Evidence for sustainability of motor training effects in people with dementia is lacking. To examine whether the substantial improvements in motor performance achieved through a three-month specialized, standardized motor training were sustained, the participants of the randomized controlled trial were re-evaluated nine months after training had ceased. As part of a comprehensive study, participants with […]
The influence of Nintendo-Wii® bowling upon residents of retirement homes
The few studies dealing with the positive effects of health and well-being of older people are only one-sided. The aim of the study therefore was to analyze the effects of Nintendo-Wii® bowling on daily function, state of dementia, quality of life, cognition and motor skills in retirement home inhabitants. The study was performed with 27 […]