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A systematic mapping review of outdoor activities and mobility in care homes
Background: Care home residents should be offered opportunities to participate in meaningful activities in an environment of their choice (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2013). Whilst outdoor activities ...
Within and between day repeatability of the incremental shuttle walking test in patients with thoracic cancer
Background Breathlessness is common in patients with thoracic cancer but difficult to manage. The Incremental Shuttle Walking Test (ISWT) can help assess new treatments, but its repeatability has not been described in this ...
WITHDRAWN - Physical activity for improving cognition in older people with mild cognitive impairment
This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: A primary objective of the present review is to evaluate and quantify the effectiveness of physical activity interventions in improving ...
Physical activity and learning disability
The inclusion of people with learning disabilities in sporting activities promotes a number of positive outcomes. These may include opportunities for social inclusion, the creation of positive role models for other people ...
Protocol for the process evaluation of the promoting activity, independence and stability in early dementia and mild cognitive impairment (PrAISED 2) randomised controlled trial
Introduction: We are conducting a randomised controlled trial (Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in Early Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment - PrAISED 2) to test the effectiveness of an intervention to ...
A physical activity intervention for children with type 1 diabetes- steps to active kids with diabetes (STAK-D): A feasibility study
BACKGROUNDThis study describes the development and feasibility evaluation of a physical activity intervention for children with type 1 diabetes called 'Steps to Active Kids with Diabetes' (STAK-D). It aims to explore the ...
“Having diabetes shouldn’t stop them”: Healthcare professionals’ perceptions of physical activity in children with Type 1 diabetes
Background: Healthcare professionals (HCP) working with children who have Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) have an important role in advising about and supporting the control of blood glucose level in relation to physical ...