Leona M Knapman

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OBJECTIVES To test the feasibility and efficacy of current guidelines for multimodal exercise programs in older adults. DESIGN Randomized, controlled trial. SETTING Retirement village. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-eight subjects (14 men and 24 women) aged 76.6 +/- 6.1. INTERVENTION A wait list control or 10 weeks of supervised exercise consisting of(More)
OBJECTIVE to investigate the differential effects of aerobic graded exercise and progressive resistance training on exercise tolerance, fatigue and quality of life in adolescent patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). DESIGN single-blind, randomized controlled pilot trial. SETTING a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia. SUBJECTS(More)
While recommendations for the duration, frequency, mode and intensity of exercise programmes for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are specified in consensus statements, criteria for exercise session attendance are less clear. The review questions were: (i) how commonly are a priori criteria and attendance rates reported for people(More)
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