High intensity functional exercise in hospitalized elderly

What is the effect on clinical outcomes?

Many hospitalized older adults receive physiotherapy to optimise their mobility and physical functioning. Due to the aging population, the efficiency and effectiveness of physiotherapy is of increasing importance. This study sought to determine if group-based high-intensity functional exercise (HIFE) could improve the efficiency of physical therapy and the effect on clinical outcomes more than individual physical therapy alone in hospitalized older adults.

 
 

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