Creative chair-based exercise may lead to significant improvement in a variety of mobility, cognitive and well-being measures, researchers say.
Tailored recommendations include how to best monitor blood glucose to reduce the risk of acute glycemic problems, and the ideal exercise intensity.
Participants experienced task-specific improvements in physical and cognitive functions, and enhanced well-being, investigators report.
A challenging physical exercise program helped reverse gait freezing by 60% in participants with Parkinson’s disease.
Moderately active older adults were up to 27% less likely to have more than seven hospital admissions per year.
Strength training with free weights is not only appropriate for older adults, it can help prevent the onset of age-related frailty, a new study finds.
A training regimen that targets peripheral muscle with low cardiovascular strain may have advantages for patients with heart failure, finds a new study.
Participants in a non-contact boxing program reported improved non-motor symptoms and greater confidence in their ability to continue exercising.
Motor symptoms and functional abilities improved when seniors engaged in weekly ping pong sessions designed by experienced players.
At 52 weeks, most participants reported that they were still practicing the tai chi they had learned during the intervention.
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