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Governments are increasingly using cloud computing to reduce cost, increase access, improve quality, and create innovations in healthcare. Existing literature is primarily based on successful examples from developed western countries, and there is a lack of similar evidence from Asia. With a...

Author(s)
Raghavan, A.; Demircioglu, M. A.; Taeihagh, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021, 18, 1,
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BACKGROUND: The available approaches for reducing mental problems, particularly for elderlies, include physical activities and exercise. Pilates is a sport that has received much attention during the past few years. The present study was conducted to explore the influence of Pilates on depression...

Author(s)
Ravari, A.; Mirzaei, T.; Bahremand, R.; Raeisi, M.; Kamiab, Z.
Publisher
Edizioni Minerva Medica, Torino, Italy
Citation
Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 2021, 61, 1, pp 131-139
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Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak has caused a great impact in many countries. Older people are more susceptible to the virus than other people. As a good health exercise suitable for the elderly, Tai Chi has a positive impact on heart function, blood pressure, lung...

Author(s)
Zhu XiangYu; Luo ZiYu; Chen Ying; Wang LiNa; Chi WenXin; Jiang LuLian; Liu Ke; Zhao LiPing; Zhang Yu; Zhang HaiBo
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Medicine (Baltimore), 2021, 100, 3,
Abstract

Background: While community care services have been developing rapidly as a new way to meet the growing demands of elderly individuals in China, their health benefits are virtually unknown. Thus, the aim of this study was to examine the Chinese elderly individuals' utilisation of community care...

Author(s)
Yang Liu; Wang LiJian; Dai XiuLiang
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Health Services Research, 2021, 21, 106,
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a Pilates exercises program on the cognitive and physical functioning of older Spanish women. This study is a randomized clinical trial; a total of 110 women aged ≥60 years were initially allocated to either a Pilates group (PG, n = 55), who ...

Author(s)
García-Garro, P. A.; Hita-Contreras, F.; Martínez-Amat, A.; Achalandabaso-Ochoa, A.; Jiménez-García, J. D.; Cruz-Díaz, D.; Aibar-Almazán, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 10,
Abstract

Severe aging in rural China is prompting communities to promote support for older people to age in place. The study of the daily life of older adults in rural areas is conducive to understanding their real life and demands, as well as the way they interact with their environment, to develop...

Author(s)
Zhang ZiQi; Qiu Zhi
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 22,
Abstract

This study determined the effects of a 4-week individualized multicomponent exercise program (Vivifrail) on physical frailty and functional disability in older adults living in nursing homes. Fourteen institutionalized older adults (aged 81.7±9.7 years) volunteered to completed 4 weeks of the...

Author(s)
Buendía-Romero; García-Conesa, S.; Pallarés, J. G.; Courel-Ibáñez, J.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Psicología del Deporte, 2020, 20, 3, pp 74-81
Abstract

Adventure recreation and tourism now includes older participants. To take advantage of this growing market sector, tour operators need to know how they are affected by ageing. Here I use posts on a large but specialised social media site to provide relevant textual data, analysed using standard...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2020, 29,
Abstract

Objective : This study aimed to analyze the perception of enjoyment in different age groups, namely among young people, adults and elderly. In addition, we analyzed the predictive validity of enjoyment as a predictor of intentions to continue physical activity and as a consequence of intrinsic...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, F.; Cid, L.; Forte, P.; Gonçalves, C.; Machado, S.; Neiva, H.; Teixeira, D.; Monteiro, D.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Psicología del Deporte, 2020, 20, 2, pp 26-36
Abstract

The main target of this study was to develop and validate an observation system of the climate in group fitness classes (SOCA-AGF), as well to carry out a pilot implementation. A sample of 6 instructors from 2 activities (aquafitness and resistance training) with elderly people tested the...

Author(s)
Dias, I.; Franco, S.; Ramos, L.; Simões, V.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Psicología del Deporte, 2020, 20, 2, pp 112-127

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