Randomized controlled trial to evaluate effectiveness of exercise therapy (Takizawa Program) for frail elderly.

  title={Randomized controlled trial to evaluate effectiveness of exercise therapy (Takizawa Program) for frail elderly.},
  author={Mitsuyo Makita and Hiroto Nakadaira and Masaharu Yamamoto},
  journal={Environmental health and preventive medicine},
  volume={11 5},
OBJECTIVE Although exercise therapy intervention for frail elderly people was not of great interest in the past, it has recently drawn attention as a method to prevent and improve conditions requiring care since the enforcement of the Long-Term Care Insurance Law and the revision of the long-term care insurance system. This randomized controlled trial was performed to evaluate the effects of exercise therapy using the Takizawa Program. METHODS In this randomized controlled trial, we evaluated… CONTINUE READING

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