Article of the month: June 2016

The publication of the month June, selected by the website committee, is Sobol et al. In this article results of a large RCT are described in which supervised aerobic exercises were compared to care as usual in community-dwelling persons with mild Alzheimer’s disease.  Positive effects were shown on  fitness, exercise self-efficacy, single-task physical performance and dual-task performance.

See: Sobol NA, Hoffmann K, Frederiksen KS, Vogel A, Vestergaard K, Brændgaard H, Gottrup H, Lolk A, Wermuth L, Jakobsen S, Laugesen L, Gergelyffy R, Høgh P, Bjerregaard E, Siersma V, Andersen BB, Johannsen P, Waldemar G, Hasselbalch SG, Beyer N. Effect of aerobic exercise on physical performance in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimers Dement. 2016 Jun 23. pii: S1552-5260(15)30002-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2016.05.004. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27344641.