Can progressive resistance training twice a week improve mobility, muscle strength, and quality of life in very elderly nursing-home residents with impaired mobility? A pilot study

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PURPOSE To determine the effects of progressive resistance training on mobility, muscle strength, and quality of life in nursing-home residents with impaired mobility. METHODS Nursing-home residents aged 77 years and older with impaired mobility were recruited in Berlin, Germany. The eight-week exercise program consisted of progressive resistance training… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/CIA.S42136

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@inproceedings{Krist2013CanPR, title={Can progressive resistance training twice a week improve mobility, muscle strength, and quality of life in very elderly nursing-home residents with impaired mobility? A pilot study}, author={Lilian Krist and Fernando C. Dimeo and Thomas Keil}, booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging}, year={2013} }