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This study evaluates the effects of exercise intervention on muscle strength and walking speed for the community-dwelling elderly. Half of the participants will receive exercise training, while the other half will maintain their usual activities of daily living.
Physical inactivity can result in physical frailty and sarcopenia. Physical frailty and sarcopenia are two common and mostly overlapping geriatric conditions, which may cause negative consequences of aging, such as disability, hospitalization and mortality.
Regular physical activity has been suggested to maintain or improve functional capacity and body composition, as well as delay aging process. Nevertheless, inactivity prevalence still significantly increases among older adults, especially those with a disability. One of the probable reasons is that the use of physical activities or exercise interventions is not tailored to the needs and capabilities of the elderly.
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Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-03T15:20:14-0400
This study will explore the long-term effects of exercise training on body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, and energy metabolism in the community-dwelling elderly with sleep distur...
There is substantial research on the effects of physical exercise on cognitive functions. However, less attention has been paid on the requirements of training intensity and length to enha...
The aim of the study is to describe the effects of physical exercise consisting of strength, balance and flexibility training on functional abilities and the length of stay in older (+75) ...
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of 8-week exercise training on depression symptoms, physical functions, and quality of life in the community-dwelling elderly.
It will be an experimental study conducted with elderly of both sexes, these will be divided randomly into three groups and the intervention will happen twice a week, for 60 minutes, for 1...
During aging, a significant loss of muscle mass, strength, and power is associated with a decline in daily functional capacities. Traditionally, resistance training is prescribed to prevent or reverse...
Progressive decline of physiological processes with aging is normal. Aging is also associated with decreased functional capacity and onset of many diseases. This study evaluated the changes in physica...
The objective of this study was to summarize and determine the effectiveness of resistance training on exercise capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Barriers and facilitators of exercise maintenance and residual effects of exercise training intervention on physical and cognitive function after the cessation of training are inadequately described i...
Recently, it has been speculated that protein supplementation may further augment the adaptations to chronic endurance exercise training. We assessed the effect of protein supplementation during chron...
A cardiovascular exercise strategy with alternating short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods.
A type of strength-building exercise program that requires the body muscle to exert a force against some form of resistance, such as weight, stretch bands, water, or immovable objects. Resistance exercise is a combination of static and dynamic contractions involving shortening and lengthening of skeletal muscles.
The exercise capacity of an individual as measured by endurance (maximal exercise duration and/or maximal attained work load) during an EXERCISE TEST.
Controlled physical activity, more strenuous than at rest, which is performed in order to allow assessment of physiological functions, particularly cardiovascular and pulmonary, but also aerobic capacity. Maximal (most intense) exercise is usually required but submaximal exercise is also used. The intensity of exercise is often graded, using criteria such as rate of work done, oxygen consumption, and heart rate.
Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.
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