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Effectiveness of a short-term mixed exercise program for treating sarcopenia in hospitalized patients aged 80 years and older:

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Author
Wang et al.
Used Parameters : ASMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : China

Journal : J Nutr Health Aging

Objectives To assess the effectiveness of short-term exercise for treating sarcopenia in hospitalized older patients aged 80 years and over. Design Prospective clinical trial. Setting A post-acute care unit. Participants Sarcopenic patients aged 80 years or over. Interventions The participants were allocated to the intervention group (to receive a mixed exercise program with 10 sessions over two weeks) or the control group (usual care) based on the sequence of admission. Outcomes The primary outcome was the improvement in activities of …
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