Long-term effects of a 12 weeks high-intensity functional exercise program on physical function and mental health in nursing home residents with dementia: a single blinded randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Telenius2015LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effects of a 12 weeks high-intensity functional exercise program on physical function and mental health in nursing home residents with dementia: a single blinded randomized controlled trial},
  author={Elisabeth Wiken Telenius and Knut Engedal and Astrid Bergland},
  booktitle={BMC geriatrics},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Research indicates that exercise can have a positive effect on both physical and mental health in nursing home patients with dementia, however the lasting effect is rarely studied. In a previously published article we investigated the immediate effect of a 12 weeks functional exercise program on physical function and mental health in nursing home residents with dementia. In this paper we studied the long-term effect of this exercise program. We explored the differences between the… CONTINUE READING
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