Comparison of 2-year effects of once and twice weekly water exercise on activities of daily living ability of community dwelling frail elderly.

@article{Sato2009ComparisonO2,
  title={Comparison of 2-year effects of once and twice weekly water exercise on activities of daily living ability of community dwelling frail elderly.},
  author={Daisuke Sato and Koichi Kaneda and Hitoshi Wakabayashi and Takeo Nomura},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={123-8}
}
Previous research suggests that water exercise improves the activities of daily living (ADL) ability of the frail elderly, but the specific frequency and intensity of such programs is unclear. This study aims at comparing the effects of once- and twice-weekly water exercise on the ADL ability of frail elderly receiving nursing care for 2 years. The design is a prospective randomized longitudinal study. Participants were assigned to two different exercise groups (Group 1 and Group 2). Group 1… CONTINUE READING
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