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Examination of Practicability of Communication Robot-Assisted Activity Program for Elderly People
- M. Kanoh, Y. Oida, +5 authors Kenji Kimura
- Computer Science, Psychology
- J. Robotics Mechatronics
- 20 February 2011
We have developed a Robot Assisted Activity (RAA) program for recreational use in health care facilities for elderly people. Expand
Impact of lifestyle intervention on physical activity and diet of Japanese workers.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of the Life Style Modification Program for Physical Activity and Diet (LiSM-PAN) in comparison to a conventional healthcare program. METHOD Subjects with… Expand
Effects of a 5-year exercise-centered health-promoting programme on mortality and ADL impairment in the elderly.
OBJECTIVE the effects of regular exercise over 5 years on mortality and ADL impairment were evaluated in elderly people. DESIGN intervention study. SETTING Tsuru City, Yamanashi Prefecture,… Expand
A 6-year cohort study on relationship between functional fitness and impairment of ADL in community-dwelling older persons.
We measured functional fitness in older subjects and performed a follow-up survey for 6 years to clarify whether the level of functional fitness at a given point contributes to prediction of the… Expand
[Development of a functional fitness test for the elderly].
- Y. Oida, T. Arao, +5 authors Atsutaka Maeda
- Psychology, Medicine
- [Nihon koshu eisei zasshi] Japanese journal of…
- 1 March 1996
A test of functional fitness defined as physical capacity to independently perform daily functional activities was developed for aged persons. The functional fitness test was composed of four… Expand
Effect of a convenience intervention program for lifestyle modification in physical activity and nutrition (LiSM10!) in middle-aged male office workers: A randomized controlled trial
Abstract Purpose The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a convenience intervention program (LiSM10!) based on a support program for employee health promotion through lifestyle… Expand
Development of a Robot-Assisted Activity Program for Elderly People Incorporating Reading Aloud and Arithmetic Calculation
We developed a robot-assisted activity (RAA) program using learning tasks with a communication robot. The purpose of this study was to examine the usefulness of this RAA program for elderly people.… Expand
Development of the questionnaire for the evaluation of physical capacity of daily living in the elderly - Study on the validity of the questionnaire
Effects of wind and rain on thermal responses of humans in a mildly cold environment
- M. Yamane, Y. Oida, N. Ohnishi, T. Matsumoto, Kaoru Kitagawa
- Environmental Science, Medicine
- European Journal of Applied Physiology
- 5 February 2010
The purpose of the present study was to clarify the effects of wind and rain on peripheral heat loss by non-exercising minimally clothed humans in a mildly cold environment. Seven healthy young male… Expand