An exploratory cluster randomized controlled trial of group exercise on mobility and depression in care home residents

Nicola Brittle, Smitaa Patel, Christine Wright, Sabrina Baral, Pam Versfeld, Catherine Sackley

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To investigate the feasibility, acceptability and potential efficacy of group exercise for residents in care homes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)146-154
Number of pages9
JournalClinical Rehabilitation
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2009


  • Mobility Limitation
  • Depression
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Humans
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aged
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
  • Patient Compliance
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Nursing Homes
  • Female
  • Male

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