Exercise as it relates to Disease

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Exercise in disease is a resource where implications for exercise as they relate to different chronic diseases, and their treatments are explored. The wikis are created by students, as part of a University assignment, and should not be taken as medical advice.


2015 Fact sheets

Strategies to increase physical activity for health [in a specific population]

Physical activity interventions to improve chronic disease

Brain health

  • Physical activity at mid-life, and dementia risk decades later
  • Physical Activity and Risk of Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Elderly Persons
  • Resistance and Aerobic Interventions for Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Combined exercise and cognitive activity to fight dementia in mild cognitive impairment
  • Multi-component exercise in patients with dementia
  • The benefits of exercise on older adults suffering from depression
  • Effectiveness of exercise Interventions in clients with Multiple Sclerosis
  • The functional impacts of strength training in cerebral palsy
  • Does Physical Activity act as a protective barrier against Depression in adolescents?
  • Sustaining physical activity engagement in those with autism
  • The effects of exercise training on individuals suffering from bipolar disorder
  • Effect of Physical Activity on Cognitive Function in Older Adults at Risk for Alzheimer Disease
  • Improving strength and function in Parkinson's Disease through eccentric resistance training
  • Exercise or basic body awareness therapy as add-on treatment for major depression
  • Balance and High-intensity resistance training on persons with Parkinson's Disease

Metabolic

Other

2014 Fact Sheets

2013 Fact Sheets

Brain Health

Cancer related

Cardiovascular

Metabolic

Musculoskeletal

Pulmonary

Other

2012 Fact Sheets

Cardiovascular

Metabolic

Mental Health

Cancer related

Pulmonary

Musculoskeletal

Other

2011 Fact Sheets

Cardiovascular

Metabolic

Mental Health

Cancer related

Pulmonary

Musculoskeletal

Other

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