Evidence supporting exercise interventions for persons in early-stage Alzheimer's disease
Journal, Book or Conference Title
American Journal of Recreation Therapy
NLM Title Abbreviation
Am J Recreation Ther
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 on 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.
Alzheimer's Disease -- Therapy, Therapeutic Exercise, CINAHL Database, Cochrane Library, Descriptive Statistics, Literature Searching, Psychological Tests, Psycinfo, PubMed, Systematic Review, Human
Published Article/Book Citation
The definitive version was published in American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 7:1 (2008) pp.17-24.
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