08/06/2011 Medicine
DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-12-143 SemanticScholar ID: 15069511 MAG: 2122934004

The Home-Based Older People’s Exercise (HOPE) trial: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

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Background Frailty is common in older age, and is associated with important adverse health outcomes including increased risk of disability and admission to hospital or long-term care. Exercise interventions for frail older people have the potential to reduce the risk of these adverse outcomes by increasing muscle strength and improving mobility.

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Dr. Sally Barber

Bradford Institute for Health Research - Lead for Physical Activity Research

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