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The effects of Nordic and general walking on depression disorder patients' depression, sleep, and body composition

Park SD, Yu SH.
Used Parameters : FFM, SMM, PBF, BMR

Publication Year : 2015

Country : Korea

Journal : Journal of Physical Therapy Science

[Purpose] This study examined Nordic walking as an exercise intervention for the elderly with depression.[Subjects] Twenty-four patients who were diagnosed with depression were randomly selected and divided into two groups, an experimental group which performed Nordic walking, and a control group, which performed normal walking.[Methods] Both groups practiced their respective walking exercise for 50 minutes per day, three times a week for eight weeks. To compare the effects of the intervention, psychological factors using …
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