Brett 2021

Current Status of Trial
Completed
Study Aim
Treatment Dementia
Study Design
RCT
Blinding
Unclear
Intervention type
Non-pharmacological
Intervention
Physical activity
Dosage and Duration
A sample of 60 participants from two nursing homes in Australia were randomly allocated to either: (1) Intervention Group 1: physical exercise intervention for 45 min, once a week; (2) Intervention Group 2: physical exercise intervention for 15 min, three times a week; or (3) usual care Control Group.
Absolute Number of Participants
60
Health Status/Diagnosis
Dementia
Unit of Allocation and/or Setting
Nursing home
Primary outcomes
Physical performance // Number of Falls
Key Points
"the physical performance outcome measures demonstrated positive trends over time in favor of the intervention groups, though the observed changes were only statistically significant for TSP and TUG Test. The number of reported falls demonstrated a significant difference between groups during the intervention period." Brett 2021