Effectiveness of exercise interventions on physical function in community-dwelling frail older people: an umbrella review protocol

Agathe D. Jadczak, Naresh Makwana, Natalie D. Luscombe-Marsh, Renuka Visvanathan, Timothy J. Schultz

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Abstract

REVIEW QUESTION/OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this umbrella review are to determine the effectiveness of exercise interventions, alone or in combination with other interventions, for improving physical function in community-dwelling older people who are identified as frail or at risk of frailty, and to identify if any particular intervention type or characteristic is the most effective.Specifically, the review question is: What is the effectiveness of exercise interventions, alone or in combination with other interventions, for improving physical function in community-dwelling older people identified as frail or at risk of frailty?

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-102
Number of pages10
JournalJBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Volume14
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Umbrella review
  • exercise
  • frailty
  • physical function
  • older people

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