Silver Yoga Exercises Improved Physical Fitness of Transitional Frail Elders

@article{Chen2010SilverYE,
  title={Silver Yoga Exercises Improved Physical Fitness of Transitional Frail Elders},
  author={Kuei-Min Chen and Jue-Ting Fan and Hsiu-Hung Wang and Shu-Ju Wu and Chun-Huw Li and Huey-Shyan Lin},
  journal={Nursing Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={59},
  pages={364-370}
}
Background:Promoting the health of transitional frail elders (e.g., through therapeutic-based yoga exercises) is essential to reduce healthcare expenditures caused by chronic health problems. Objective:The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of 24 weeks of the senior-tailored silver yoga (SY) exercise program for transitional frail elders. Methods:A convenience sample of 69 elders in assisted living facilities were assigned randomly to the SY group (n = 38) or to the control… Expand
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