Evidence supporting exercise interventions for persons in early-stage Alzheimer's disease
Buettner, Linda , Richeson, Nancy E. , Yu, Fang , Burgener, Sandy C. , Buckwalter, Kathleen Coen , Beattie, Elizabeth, Bossen, Ann L. , Fick, Donna M. , Fitzsimons, Suzanne , Kolanowski, Ann , Rose, Karen , Pringle Specht, Janet K. , Testad, Ingelin , & McKenzie, Sharon (2008) Evidence supporting exercise interventions for persons in early-stage Alzheimer's disease. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 7(1), pp. 17-24.
The purpose of this article is to grade research evidence supporting exercise-based interventions for persons with early-stage dementias and to report the recommendations of a consensus panel. The search produced 11 databased articles testing the effects of exercise interventions in a variety of outcomes. The body of evidence to support exercise interventions in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease is growing and has potential as a treatment modality following translational studies in recreation therapy and other fields.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Alzheimer's disease, Early stage, Exercise|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Aged Care Nursing (111001)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Deposited On:||07 May 2009 15:42|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:50|
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