Strength on Wheels: A Meal Delivery and Exercise Intervention for Homebound Older Adults

2019-09-18 03:27:51 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to implement a home-based exercise program, administered through Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston Meals on Wheels (MOWGH), and evaluate its effects on frailty status and nutritional markers in homebound older adults.

Study Design




Meals plus exercise, Meals only


The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
United States




The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-18T03:27:51-0400

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