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Effects of Japanese drum exercise on depression and physical function in community-dwelling older women

Lifestyle Disease
Tanaka M et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, SMI, BFM

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Japan

Journal : Journal of Clinical Gerontology & Geriatrics

Abstract Background/Purpose We examined whether a 3-month Japanese drum exercise program can ameliorate depressive mood and improve physical fitness in community-dwelling older women. Methods The participants were 40 community-dwelling older women aged 65 years and older who satisfied one or more of the mood items on the Kihon checklist. They were divided into two groups: a 3-month Japanese drum exercise group and a control group. The study included 21 women who participated in Japanese drum exercises (mean …
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