Effect of chair-based exercise and walking meditation on frailty in community-dwelling older adult at Thailand
ISPAH ePoster Library. Yamwong N. 10/16/18; 225082; 293
Mrs. Nongnuch Yamwong
Mrs. Nongnuch Yamwong
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Abstract Introduction:<\b>
The increase in elderly amputation has prompted interest in recent years toward the study of frailty older adults,who is vulnerable to any kind of change in health status.Leading to an increase risk of frailty,increased physical activity has been proposed as preventive strategies for frailty.The aim of this study was to evaluated the effect of Chair-base exercise and walking meditation on measures of physical frailty in older community-dwelling.Study Design:Randomized control trials of community-dwelling older adults in Nakorn Nayok province,Thailand .Ninety men and women who were over 65 years old,defined as frail according to physical function and difficulties in activities of daily living .Method: Participants were randomly assigned to a control group that performed a 4-month low-intensity home exercise program or chair-base exercise and walking meditation program.The instrument consist of Modified PPT score,performance of ADLs test,single leg stance test and Functional status Questionnaire.Result: Chair-base exercise and walking meditation resulted in significantly greater improvements than home exercise in three of the four primary outcome measures,Adjusted 95% confidence bounds on the magnitude of improvement in the chair-base exercise group compared with the control groupwere 1.0 to 4.9 points for the modified PPT score,and 1.6 to 4.87 points fo FSQ score. Conclusion:<\b>
This results show that chair-base exercise and walking meditation can improve of physical function and better than a low-intensity home exercise program. Moreover walking meditation is beneficial for older adults who are frail or high risk of frailty about mindfulness .
Abstract Introduction:<\b>
The increase in elderly amputation has prompted interest in recent years toward the study of frailty older adults,who is vulnerable to any kind of change in health status.Leading to an increase risk of frailty,increased physical activity has been proposed as preventive strategies for frailty.The aim of this study was to evaluated the effect of Chair-base exercise and walking meditation on measures of physical frailty in older community-dwelling.Study Design:Randomized control trials of community-dwelling older adults in Nakorn Nayok province,Thailand .Ninety men and women who were over 65 years old,defined as frail according to physical function and difficulties in activities of daily living .Method: Participants were randomly assigned to a control group that performed a 4-month low-intensity home exercise program or chair-base exercise and walking meditation program.The instrument consist of Modified PPT score,performance of ADLs test,single leg stance test and Functional status Questionnaire.Result: Chair-base exercise and walking meditation resulted in significantly greater improvements than home exercise in three of the four primary outcome measures,Adjusted 95% confidence bounds on the magnitude of improvement in the chair-base exercise group compared with the control groupwere 1.0 to 4.9 points for the modified PPT score,and 1.6 to 4.87 points fo FSQ score. Conclusion:<\b>
This results show that chair-base exercise and walking meditation can improve of physical function and better than a low-intensity home exercise program. Moreover walking meditation is beneficial for older adults who are frail or high risk of frailty about mindfulness .
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