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Translating 3-Step Workout for Life in a Local Senior Living Community

2017-03-30 00:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The study evaluates the feasibility of a staff-lead workout program, 3-Step Workout for Life, in a local senior living community. Eligible participants will complete assessments before and after the workout program.

Description

The 3-Step Workout for Life program is designed to help older adults improve muscle strength and apply the improved muscle strength to perform activities of daily living. The 10-week workout consists of single-joint resistance exercise, multiple-joint resistance exercise, and activities of daily living exercise. Participants will exercise in small groups in a community room as well as one-on-one with the fitness staff in their home. The community fitness staff will learn the 3-Step Workout for Life program from the University partner and deliver the program.

Study Design

Conditions

Frail Elderly

Intervention

3-Step Workout for Life

Location

Indiana University (IUPUI Campus)
Indianapolis
Indiana
United States
46202

Status

Enrolling by invitation

Source

Indiana University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-03-30T00:08:21-0400

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