Efficacy of physical exercise intervention on mobility and physical functioning in older people with dementia: a systematic review.

@article{Pitkl2013EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of physical exercise intervention on mobility and physical functioning in older people with dementia: a systematic review.},
  author={Kaisu Hannele Pitk{\"a}l{\"a} and Niina N Savikko and Minna Poysti and Timo E Strandberg and M L Laakkonen},
  journal={Experimental gerontology},
  year={2013},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={85-93}
}
Numerous trials have shown that physical activity and exercise training have beneficial effects in general older populations. However, few have studied its effectiveness among people with dementia. The aim of this systematic review is to examine the efficacy of trials using a rigorous randomised, controlled design and including physical activity or exercise as a major component of intervention on the physical functioning, mobility and functional limitations of people with dementia. We found 20… CONTINUE READING
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