Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Effect of a multimodal exercise program on sleep disturbances and instrumental activities of daily living performance on Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease patients
Author: Nascimento, CMC
Ayan, C
Cancela, JM
Gobbi, LTB
Gobbi, S
Stella, F
Abstract: AimTo assess the contribution of a multimodal exercise program on the sleep disturbances (SD) and on the performance of instrumental activities daily living (IADL) in patients with clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease patients (PD). MethodsA total of 42 consecutive patients (23 training group, 19 control group) with PD and 35 demented patients with AD (19 trained group, 16 control group) were recruited. Participants in both training groups carried out three 1-h sessions per week of a multimodal exercise program for 6 months. The Pfeffer Questionnaire for Instrumental Activities and the Mini-Sleep Questionnaire were used to assess the effects of the program on IADL and SD respectively. ResultsTwo-way ancova showed interactions in IADL and SD. Significant improvements were observed for these variables in both intervention groups, and maintenance or worsening was observed in control groups. The analysis of effect size showed these improvements. ConclusionThe present study results show that a mild to moderate intensity of multimodal physical exercises carried out on a regular basis over 6 months can contribute to reducing IADL deficits and attenuating SD. Geriatr Gerontol Int 2014; 14: 259-266.
Subject: Alzheimer's disease
geriatric medicine
Parkinson's disease
physical exercises
rehabilitation medicine
Country: EUA
Editor: Wiley-blackwell
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12082
Date Issue: 2014
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.