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Exercise programs for people with dementia.
BACKGROUND This is an update of our previous 2013 review. Several recent trials and systematic reviews of the impact of exercise on people with dementia are reporting promising findings. OBJECTIVESExpand
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Exercise programs for people with dementia.
BACKGROUND This is an update of our previous 2008 review. Several recent trials and systematic reviews of the impact of exercise on people with dementia are reporting promising findings.  Expand
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Systematic review of the effectiveness of interpersonal coach education interventions on athlete outcomes
Abstract Objectives To systematically review and evaluate the literature on the effectiveness of coach education interventions. Specifically, we aimed to: (a) describe the non-formal coach educationExpand
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Subjective and objective physical limitations in high-functioning renal dialysis patients.
  • C. Blake, Y. O'Meara
  • Medicine
  • Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official…
  • 1 December 2004
BACKGROUND The utility of subjective measures of physical function as discriminative, evaluative and predictive tools in patients with ESRD is accepted, but objective performance tests also provideExpand
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Schoolbag carriage and schoolbag-related musculoskeletal discomfort among primary school children.
Schoolbag carriage is a common occurrence and has been associated with musculoskeletal discomfort in children. The current study investigated the relationship between schoolbag-relatedExpand
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The reliability of the quantitative timed up and go test (QTUG) measured over five consecutive days under single and dual-task conditions in community dwelling older adults.
The timed up and go (TUG) test is a commonly used assessment in older people with variations including the addition of a motor or cognitive dual-task, however in high functioning older adults it isExpand
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The Effects of the Gaelic Athletic Association 15 Training Program on Neuromuscular Outcomes in Gaelic Football and Hurling Players: A Randomized Cluster Trial
Abstract O'Malley, E, Murphy, JC, McCarthy Persson, U, Gissane, C, and Blake, C. The effects of the Gaelic Athletic Association 15 training program on neuromuscular outcomes in Gaelic football andExpand
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Light therapy for improving cognition, activities of daily living, sleep, challenging behaviour, and psychiatric disturbances in dementia.
BACKGROUND Rest-activity and sleep-wake cycles are controlled by the endogenous circadian rhythm generated by the suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN) of the hypothalamus. Degenerative changes in the SCNExpand
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Lifestyle interventions for secondary disease prevention in stroke and transient ischaemic attack: a systematic review
Background and purpose Secondary prevention in ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is dominated by pharmacological interventions with evidence for non-pharmacological interventionsExpand
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Pre-season adductor squeeze test and HAGOS function sport and recreation subscale scores predict groin injury in Gaelic football players.
OBJECTIVE To determine if pre-season adductor squeeze test and HAGOS function, sport and recreation subscale scores can identify Gaelic football players at risk of developing groin injury. DESIGNExpand
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