Effects of exergaming in people with dementia: a systematic literature review

JM van Santen, RM Droes, Marije S. Holstege, Olivier Blanson-Henkemans, JK van Rijn, Ralph J. de Vries, Annemieke van Straten, FJM Meiland

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Abstract

- Physical exercise offers (mental, social and physical) health benefits to people with dementia
- Exergaming offers both physical exercise and cognitive stimulation in a feasible, fun and relatively safe way
- There are only a few controlled studies into the effects of exergaming in dementia
- There are no controlled studies into the cost-effectiveness of exergaming in dementia
- Research with methodological sound designs and bigger sample sizes is needed to investigate this further
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 4 Oct 2017
Event27th Alzheimer Europe conference 2017: “Care today, cure tomorrow” - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 2 Oct 20174 Oct 2017
https://www.alzheimer-europe.org/Conferences/Previous-conferences/2017-Berlin

Conference

Conference27th Alzheimer Europe conference 2017
Abbreviated title27th AE conference
CountryGermany
CityBerlin
Period02/10/201704/10/2017
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