Tag: Geriatrics

Equipment-free, unsupervised high intensity interval training elicits significant improvements in the physiological resilience of older adults – BMC Geriatrics

Ryan A, Heath S, Cook P. Managing dyslipidaemia for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. BMJ. 2018;360:k946. PubMed  Google Scholar  LaMonte MJ, Eisenman PA, Adams TD, Shultz BB, Ainsworth BE,…

Frailty in older people: Rehabilitation Treatment Research Examining Separate Settings (FORTRESS): protocol for a hybrid type II stepped wedge, cluster, randomised trial – BMC Geriatrics

Design The FORTRESS trial is a multi-site hybrid type II stepped wedge, cluster randomised trial to be conducted over three years (see Fig. 1). This study protocol is reported in accordance…

Feasibility and acceptability of a remotely delivered, home-based, pragmatic resistance ‘exercise snacking’ intervention in community-dwelling older adults: a pilot randomised controlled trial – BMC Geriatrics

Study design and setting This study was a four-arm, pre-post, 4-week pilot feasibility randomised controlled trial that was designed to determine, in community-dwelling older adults, the feasibility and acceptability of…

Prevalence and correlates of disability among urban–rural older adults in Southwest China: a large, population-based study – BMC Geriatrics

Nagi SZ. A study in the evaluation of disability and rehabilitation potential: concepts, methods, and procedures. Am J Public Health Nations Health. 1964;54(9):1568–79. https://doi.org/10.2105/ajph.54.9.1568. CAS  Article  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google…

Factors associated with older persons’ perceptions of dignity and well-being over a three-year period. A retrospective national study in residential care facilities – BMC Geriatrics

World Health Organization. Integrated care for older people: guidelines on community-level interventions to manage declines in intrinsic capacity. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2017. p. 2017. Google Scholar  Nordenfelt L. Dignity…