Mirjam Pijnappels; Sjoerd M. Bruijn; Kimberley M. Schooten; Jaap H. van Dieën; Harriët Wittink (Lector); Michiel Punt (Lid Lectoraat)
Background: Falls in stroke survivors can lead to serious injuries and medical costs. Fall risk in older adults can be predicted based on gait characteristics measured in daily life. Given the different gait patterns that stroke survivors exhibit it is unclear whether a similar fall-prediction model …
To determine the longitudinal effects of participation in the Groningen Active Living Model (GALM) on physical activity, health and fitness of sedentary and underactive older adults aged 55-65 (pag 35-36 abstract book).
Sebastiaan T.M. Peek (Lid Lectoraat); Katrien G. Luijkx; Maurice D. Rijnaard; Marianne E. Nieboer (Docent); Claire S. van der Voort (Docent); Sil Aarts (Docent); Joost van Hoof (Associate Lector); Hubertus J.M. Vrijhoef; Eveline J.M. Wouters (Lector)
Background: Most older adults prefer to age in place, and supporting older adults to remain in their own homes and communities is also favored by policy makers. Technology can play a role in staying independent, active and healthy. However, the use of technology varies considerably among older adults. …
Tijdens dit college voor master studenten Bewegingswetenschappen RUG/UMCG wordt ingegaan op de fysieke en lichamelijke eigenschappen van veroudering, de richtlijnen voor trainingsprogramma's en de effecten hiervan.
Regular physical activity is considered to be an important component of a healthy lifestyle that decreases the risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus type 2, hypertension, colon and breast cancer, obesity and other debilitating conditions. Physical activity can also improve functional capacity …
MSc S.H.A. Hupkens (Onderzoeker); Dr. M.J.B.M. Goumans (Lector); Peter Derkx; A. Oldersma; Trudy Schutter; Anja Machielse
To explore situations in daily home nursing regarding meaning in life of older adults.
Qualitative research design.
In total, 197 participant observations were conducted during home nursing visits between September 2015–May 2018. Descriptions were thematically analysed. The …
Hannah R. Marston; Scott Greenlay; Joost van Hoof (Onderzoeker)
In recent years video game consoles, such as the Nintendo Wii™ and the Microsoft Kinect™, have been introduced into residential facilities. This paper presents a review of current studies documenting the benefits and detriments the Wii could have on adults aged 60 years and over in residential facilities, …
Bielderman, Annemiek; de Greef, Mathieu; Krijnen, Wim; van der Schans, Cees
PURPOSE: The main objective of this study was to determine the relationship between quality of life, social functioning, depressive symptoms, self-efficacy, physical function, and socioeconomic status (SES) in community-dwelling older adults. METHODS: A cross-sectional design was used to examine the …
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