Now showing items 1-10 of 1567
Nutritional status, physical performance and disability in the elderly of the Peruvian Andes
BACKGROUND: Although nutritional status plays an important part in the physical performance and disability of older people, this relationship has been little studied in developing countries. AIMS: A study on the effects ...
Prevalence of sarcopenia and associated factors in the healthy older adults of the Peruvian Andes
AIM: To assess the prevalence of sarcopenia and associated factors in a population of older people living in a rural area of the Peruvian Andes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study concerned 222 people aged >/=65 years. ...
Effects of resistance training on the performance of activities of daily living in patients with Alzheimer's disease
Aim: The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of resistance training in activities of daily living performance in Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. Methods: An exploratory and longitudinal study, lasting ...
Validity of the Katz Index to assess activities of daily living by informants in neuropathological studies
(Univ Sao Paolo, 2015-12-01)
Objective: To analyze the evidences of construct validity of the Katz Index for the retrospective assessment of activities of daily living (ADL) by informants, to assist neuropathological studies in the elderly. Method: A ...
Usefulness of the activities of daily living questionnaire (T-ADLQ) in patients with minor stroke Cuestionario de actividades de la vida diaria (T-ADLQ): Utilidad en pacientes con accidente cerebrovascular menor
(Sociedad Medica de Santiago, 2017)
© 2017 Rev Med Chile. All right reserved.Background: The inability to carry out activities of daily living (ADL) is prevalent in elderly people and it is associated with hypertension and stroke. Aim: To evaluate ADLs using ...
VALIDATION OF THE LONDON CHEST ACTIVITY OF DAILY LIVING SCALE IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE
(FOUNDATION REHABILITATION INFORMATION, 2010)
Background: The Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHFQ) is a well-validated, commonly-used tool to assess quality of life in patients with heart failure. However, it lacks specific information concerning ...
Les patients atteints d'hypertension artérielle: approche de leur vécu
The study aims at exploring the experience of the patients suffering from high blood pressure, analysing the difficulties they evoke and trying to generate similarities. It is a qualitative study, based on the phenomenological ...
A instituição asilar e seus fazeres cotidianos: um estudo de caso
(Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 2008)
AEROBIC OR RESISTANCE EXERCISE IMPROVES PERFORMANCE IN ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING IN ELDERLY WOMEN
(SOC BRASILEIRA MED ESPORTESAO PAULO SP, 2012)
The purpose of this randomized non-controlled study was to determine the effect of an aerobic or resistance exercise protocol on performance of activities of daily living in elderly women. The sample was constituted of 41 ...