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The effectiveness of a basic exercise intervention to improve strength and balance in women with osteoporosis
(Dove Medical Press, 2017-03-14)
Objective: To determine the effects of a simple exercise program on the balance and strength of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Methods: This program was based on low intensity strength and balance exercises, ...
Influence of nutrient intake on antioxidant capacity, muscle damage and white blood cell count in female soccer players
(BioMed Central, 2012-07-19)
Background: Soccer is a form of exercise that induces inflammatory response, as well as an increase in free radicals potentially leading to muscle injury. Balanced nutritional intake provides important antioxidant vitamins, ...
Effectiveness of a multicomponent exercise program in the attenuation of frailty in long-term nursing home residents: study protocol for a randomized clinical controlled trial
(Biomed Central, 2017-02-23)
Background: There is increasing evidence suggesting that cognition and physical frailty interact within a cycle of decline associated with aging which has been called cognitive frailty. Exercise programs have demonstrated ...
Physical activity and fitness are associated with verbal memory, quality of life and depression among nursing home residents: preliminary data of a randomized controlled trial
(Biomed Central, 2018-03-27)
Background: Few studies have simultaneously examined changes in physical, cognitive and emotional performance throughout the aging process. Methods: Baseline data from an ongoing experimental randomized study were ...
Health-related quality of life, handgrip strength and falls during detraining in elderly habitual exercisers
(Biomed Central, 2017-11-21)
Background: The effects of regular exercise on physical functioning and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) have been thoroughly studied. In contrast, little is known about the changes which occur following cessation ...
A Randomized Controlled Trial Protocol to Test The Efficacy of a Dual-TaskMulticomponent Exercise Program in the Attenuation of Frailty in Long-Term Nursing Home Residents: Aging-ONDUAL-TASK Study
(Springer Nature, 2019-01-08)
BACKGROUND: The purpose of the Aging-ONDUAL-TASK study is to determine if a supervised dual-task program carried out in long-term nursing homes is able to attenuate frailty in a greater extent than the same multicomponent ...