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dc.creatorMartínez Velilla, Nicoláses_ES
dc.creatorCasas Herrero, Álvaroes_ES
dc.creatorZambom Ferraresi, Fabrícioes_ES
dc.creatorSuárez, Nachoes_ES
dc.creatorAlonso Renedo, Javieres_ES
dc.creatorCambra Contin, Koldoes_ES
dc.creatorLópez Sáez de Asteasu, Mikeles_ES
dc.creatorFernández Echeverría, Nuriaes_ES
dc.creatorGonzalo Lázaro, Maríaes_ES
dc.creatorIzquierdo Redín, Mikeles_ES
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-31T08:07:59Z
dc.date.available2018-08-31T08:07:59Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.issn1471-2318
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2454/30354
dc.description.abstractBackground: Frail older adults have reduced functional and physiological reserves, rendering them more vulnerable to the effects of hospitalization, which frequently results in failure to recover from the pre-hospitalization functional loss, new disability or even continued functional decline. Alternative care models with an emphasis on multidisciplinary and continuing care units are currently being developed. Their main objective, other than the recovery of the condition that caused admission, is the prevention of functional decline. Many studies on functional decline have discussed the available evidence regarding the effectiveness of acute geriatric units. Despite the theoretical support for the idea that mobility improvement in the hospitalized patient carries multiple benefits, this idea has not been fully translated into clinical practice. Methods/design: This study is a randomized clinical trial conducted in the Department of Geriatrics of a tertiary public hospital with 35 beds allocated. Hospitalized patients who meet the inclusion criteria will be randomly assigned to the intervention or control group. The intervention will consist of a multicomponent exercise training programme, which will be composed of supervised progressive resistance exercise training, balance-training, and walking for 5–7 consecutive days. During the training period, patients will be trained in 20 min sessions twice a day (morning and evening). Discussion: Functional and cognitive impairment after and during acute hospitalization in older adults is a major determinant of the later need for health resources. If our hypothesis is correct and shows that a multicomponent, individualized and progressive exercise programme provides effective therapy for improving the functional capacity of acute elderly patients hospitalized for medical pathology versus conventional care, a change of the current system of hospitalization of elderly patients with medical conditions may be justified.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThis study has been funded by a Gobierno de Navarra project grant (Resolución 2186/2014, del 30 de septiembre) and acknowledged with the “Beca Ortiz de Landázuri” as the best research clinical project in 2014.en
dc.format.extent9 p.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoengen
dc.publisherBioMed Centralen
dc.relation.ispartofBMC Geriatrics (2015) 15:112en
dc.rights© 2015 Martínez-Velilla et al. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.en
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subjectResistance trainingen
dc.subjectFunctional declineen
dc.subjectUsual care groupen
dc.subjectBench pressen
dc.subjectShort physical performance batteryen
dc.titleFunctional and cognitive impairment prevention through early physical activity for geriatric hospitalized patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articleen
dc.typeArtículo / Artikuluaes
dc.contributor.departmentUniversidad Pública de Navarra. Departamento de Ciencias de la Saludes_ES
dc.contributor.departmentNafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa. Osasun Zientziak Sailaeu
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dc.identifier.doi10.1186/s12877-015-0109-x
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-015-0109-x
dc.type.versioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersionen
dc.type.versionVersión publicada / Argitaratu den bertsioaes
dc.contributor.funderGobierno de Navarra / Nafarroako Gobernua, 2186/2014es


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