This database contains 26 studies, archived under the term: "walking"
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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 […]
Walking stabilizes cognitive functioning in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) across one year
AD is a public health epidemic, which seriously impacts cognition, mood and daily activities; however, one type of activity, exercise, has been shown to alter these states. Accordingly, we sought to investigate the relationship between exercise and mood, in early-stage AD patients (N=104) from California, over a 1-year period. Patients completed the Mini-Mental State Examination […]
Six-month walking program changes cognitive and ADL performance in patients with Alzheimer
Motor inactivity is typical in the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease although there is evidence that physical exercise can reduce depression and enhance performance of daily activities. The aim of this study was to determine whether a walking program could reduce the functional and cognitive decline of elderly nursing home residents in the later stages […]
Dual-task performances can be improved in patients with dementia: a randomized controlled trial
Background: Deficits in attention-related cognitive performance measured as dual-task performance represent early markers of dementia and are associated with motor deficits and increased risk of falling. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a specific dual-task training in patients with mild to moderate dementia.; Methods: Sixty-one geriatric patients with confirmed dementia […]