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A randomized controlled trial of resistance and balance exercise for sarcopenic patients aged 80–99 years

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

Publication Year : 2020

Country : China

Journal : Scientific reports

We compared a mixed exercise program (ie, balance exercise plus resistance exercise) with resistance exercise in a single-blind, randomized controlled trial in a post-acute care unit. In total, 60 sarcopenic patients were randomly assigned to an intervention group (12-week mixed exercise) and a control group (12-week resistance exercise). The primary outcomes were the change of the Barthel Index and the number of fallers. The intervention group showed a mean increase of 9.5 points on the Barthel Index (95% confidence interval (CI) 3.9 …
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