publication . Article . 2017

EFFECTS OF A 12-WEEK AEROBIC EXERCISE PROGRAM COMBINED WITH MUSIC THERAPY AND MEMORY EXERCISES ON COGNITIVE AND FUNCTIONAL ABILITY IN PEOPLE WITH MIDDLE TYPE OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Christina Kampragkou; Paris Iakovidis; Eftychia Kampragkou; Eleftherios Kellis;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2017 Journal: International Journal of Physiotherapy (issn: 2349-5987, eissn: 2348-8336, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: IJPHY
Abstract
Background: The Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and represents 60% of its cases. The disease is characterized by cognitive, non-cognitive and functional deficits and it’s incurable. The main of this study was to examine the effects of the aerobic exercise in combination with the music therapy and memory exercises in functional and cognitive ability on a patient with that have been affected by middle type (Second stage) of Alzheimer's disease. Methods: Thirty patients from Chronic Diseases Center, with Alzheimer's disease, divided between an intervention and a control group, participated in this randomized controlled study. (Thirty patient...
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free text keywords: Alzheimer's disease, aerobic exercise, functional ability, cognitive ability, elderly, Medicine (General), R5-920, Randomized controlled trial, law.invention, law, Cognitive test, Music therapy, Activities of daily living, Medicine, business.industry, business, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, Mini–Mental State Examination, medicine.diagnostic_test, Dementia, medicine.disease
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publication . Article . 2017

EFFECTS OF A 12-WEEK AEROBIC EXERCISE PROGRAM COMBINED WITH MUSIC THERAPY AND MEMORY EXERCISES ON COGNITIVE AND FUNCTIONAL ABILITY IN PEOPLE WITH MIDDLE TYPE OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Christina Kampragkou; Paris Iakovidis; Eftychia Kampragkou; Eleftherios Kellis;