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Psychological effects of exercise on community-dwelling older adults

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Interventions in Aging, February 2018
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Title
Psychological effects of exercise on community-dwelling older adults
Published in
Clinical Interventions in Aging, February 2018
DOI 10.2147/cia.s152939
Pubmed ID
Authors

Akio Tada, Tada, Akio

Abstract

In recent years, there have been an increasing number of older adults who suffer from mental disorders globally. The objective of this study was to examine the effect of an intervention that consisted of an exercise program to improve the mental health of community-dwelling older adults. The recruited participants of this study were community-dwelling older adults aged ≥60 years who participated in a comprehensive health promotion program in Kakogawa, Japan. Participants in the intervention group received an exercise program that was developed for older adults using Thera-Band. To measure participants' mental health status, a Japanese version of the short form of the Profile of Mood States (POMS-SF) was used. Stress markers were measured, such as salivary cortisol, alpha-amylase, and sIgA levels. All participants provided salivary samples and completed psychological questionnaires at baseline and 6-month follow-up. No significant differences were observed between the intervention and control groups with respect to POMS-SF score and salivary biomarker profile at baseline. After the intervention, the intervention group showed a significant decrease in the POMS-SF "fatigue" score and cortisol level. No significant changes were observed in the control group. Simultaneous changes in feelings of fatigue and cortisol levels were observed among subjects who had received the intervention of regular exercise. Further research is needed to investigate the effectiveness of exercise intervention in improving mental health among older adults.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 54 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 13%
Student > Master 7 13%
Student > Bachelor 7 13%
Researcher 4 7%
Other 5 9%
Unknown 15 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 10 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 8 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 13%
Psychology 6 11%
Social Sciences 3 6%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 20 37%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 April 2018.
All research outputs
#6,950,715
of 12,840,843 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#628
of 1,320 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#148,920
of 346,696 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#24
of 49 outputs
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