Regular physical activity moderates cardiometabolic risk in Alzheimer's caregivers

von Känel, Roland; Mausbach, Brent T; Dimsdale, Joel E; Mills, Paul J; Patterson, Thomas L; Ancoli-Israel, Sonia; Ziegler, Michael G; Roepke, Susan K; Harmell, Alexandrea L; Allison, Matthew; Grant, Igor (2011). Regular physical activity moderates cardiometabolic risk in Alzheimer's caregivers. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 43(1), pp. 181-9. Philadelphia, Pa.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1249/MSS.0b013e3181e6d478

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Dementia caregivers have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, and it is possible that metabolic disturbances contribute to this risk. Regular physical exercise reduces cardiometabolic risk, but caregivers may have less opportunity to engage in such activity. We hypothesized that regular physical activity would moderate cardiometabolic risk in dementia caregivers.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Neurology > Centre of Competence for Psychosomatic Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

von Känel, Roland

ISSN:

0195-9131

Publisher:

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:10

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:05

Publisher DOI:

10.1249/MSS.0b013e3181e6d478

PubMed ID:

20473220

Web of Science ID:

000285410000023

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/1526 (FactScience: 203288)

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