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Dementia and Physical Activity (DAPA) - an exercise intervention to improve cognition in people with mild to moderate dementia: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

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Dementia is more common in older than in younger people, and as a result of the ageing of the population in developed countries, it is becoming more prevalent. Drug treatments for dementia are limited, and the main support offered to people with dementia and their families is generally services to mitigate against loss of function. Physical exercise is a candidate non-pharmacological treatment for dementia.DAPA is a randomised controlled trial funded by the National Institute for Health Resea...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13063-016-1288-2

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Grant:
Technology Assessment Programme (NIHR HTA), project number 09/80/04
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 165
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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EISSN:
1745-6215
URN:
uuid:0eda0156-7131-4984-8a2f-7d64a5a9653b
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614002
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pubs:614002
Paper number:
1
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English
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