This database contains 5 studies, archived under the term: "Authors Journal compilation"
Physical training improves motor performance in people with dementia: a randomized controlled trial
Objectives: To determine whether a specific, standardized training regimen can improve muscle strength and physical functioning in people with dementia.; Design: Double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial with 3-month intervention and 3-month follow-up period in 2006 to 2009.; Setting: Outpatient geriatric rehabilitation.; Participants: Individuals with confirmed mild to moderate dementia, no severe somatic or psychological disease, and […]
Cued recall and other cognitive tasks to facilitate dementia recognition in primary care
Objectives: To compare the accuracy of commonly used tasks with that of the Visual Association Test (VAT), a conceptually different test involving cued recall of pictorial stimuli, in the recognition of dementia within primary care.; Design: A cross-sectional diagnostic study of concurrent validity.; Setting: Twenty-nine German primary care practices.; Participants: Four hundred twenty-three individuals in […]
Predicting road test performance in drivers with dementia
Objectives: To develop a cognitive and functional screening battery for the on-road performance of older drivers with dementia.; Design: Prospective observational study.; Setting: On-road driving evaluation clinic at an academic rehabilitation center.; Participants: Ninety-nine older people with dementia (63% male, mean age 74.2 ± 9), referred by community physicians to an occupational therapy driving clinic.; […]