publication . Article . 2017

Music Cued Exercises for Motor and Non-Motor Signs in People with Dementia:Protocol for a Systematic Review

Joanne E. Wittwer; Yasmine S Gomaa; Salah A. Sawan; Meg E. Morris;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Feb 2017 Journal: International Journal of Physiotherapy, volume 4 (issn: 2349-5987, eissn: 2348-8336, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: International Journal of Physiotherapy
Background: Movement disorders and non-motor problems such as cognitive decline, anxiety, depression and behavioural problems, are common in people with dementia and can progress over time. Exercise coupled with music is a promising form of therapy designed to improve both the motor and non-motor manifestations of this debilitating neurological condition. Objectives: To present a protocol for a systematic review and critical analysis of the literature to answer the following questions: (i) Is music-cued exercise more effective than usual care for the treatment of motor and non-motor symptoms of dementia? (ii) What are the outcomes of music-cued exercise for peop...
free text keywords: Alzheimer’s disease, Music, Exercise, Motor, Non-motor, Medicine (General), R5-920, Dementia, medicine.disease, medicine, Cued speech, business.industry, business, Non motor, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, medicine.medical_specialty
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