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Motivators and barriers for physical activity in the oldest old: A systematic review
The feasibility of whole body vibration in institutionalised elderly persons and its influence on muscle performance, balance and mobility: a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN62535013]
In nursing home residents with limited functional dependency, six weeks static WBV exercise is feasible, and is beneficial for balance and mobility, and the supplementary benefit of WBV on muscle performance compared to classic exercise remains to be explored.
Effects of a vitamin D and leucine-enriched whey protein nutritional supplement on measures of sarcopenia in older adults, the PROVIDE study: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Reaction Times and Performance Variability in Normal Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer's Disease
- E. Gorus, R. de Raedt, M. Lambert, J. Lemper, T. Mets
- Psychology, BiologyJournal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology
- 1 September 2008
Intra-individual variability and RT of the complex tasks are the best predictors for a-MCI and AD status, respectively.
Rehabilitation using manual mobilization for thoracic kyphosis in elderly postmenopausal patients with osteoporosis.
- I. Bautmans, Judith Van Arken, Mike Van Mackelenberg, T. Mets
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of rehabilitation medicine
- 1 February 2010
Three months of rehabilitation with manual mobilization can attenuate thoracic kyphosis in elderly patients with osteoporosis and its impact on back pain and quality of life remains unclear and needs further investigation.
Strength training does not influence serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor
A period of strength training in sedentary subjects does not significantly change the growth factors or memory function compared to a control group, and BDNF and IGF-1 are not acutely influenced by a training session.
Medication History Reconciliation by Clinical Pharmacists in Elderly Inpatients Admitted from Home or a Nursing Home
Pharmacist-acquired medication histories enhance the medication reconciliation process, both in patients residing at home and in a nursing home prior to hospitalization, and on seamless care procedures that facilitate the transfer of medication histories between primary and secondary care in both of these populations.
Chronic low-grade inflammation and age-related sarcopenia
- I. Beyer, T. Mets, I. Bautmans
- Medicine, BiologyCurrent opinion in clinical nutrition and…
- 1 January 2012
Age-related chronic low-grade inflammatory profile (CLIP) has been recognized as an important causative factor for sarcopenia and more research is warranted to unravel the exact dose–response relationship.
Reliability and clinical correlates of 3D-accelerometry based gait analysis outcomes according to age and fall-risk.
The appropriate use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in rheumatic disease: opinions of a multidisciplinary European expert panel
The opinions of a multidisciplinary European expert panel on the appropriateness of different NSAID, with or without the use of a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), in individual patients with chronic rheumatic disease may support treatment considerations at the level of individual patients, according to their gastrointestinal/cardiovascular risk profile.