Physical activity and Management of Alzheimer's Disease in Tunisian Male Older Adult Patients

Sabri Gaied Chortane, Lazhar Zorgui, Maamer Slimani, Mohamed Dogui, Mohamed Gazzah, Foued Chéour
2014 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
This study aims to evaluate the effects of physical training on the management of Alzheimer's disease in Tunisian male older adult patients. 21 patients were separate into two groups one of which followed a physical training program for six months and the other served as a control. Our results showed that exercise training significantly manages the cognitive function in patients such as the ADAS total, the ADAS memory and the MMSE. We conclude that physical training could be an interesting
more » ... an interesting approach to the control of Alzeimer's disease in Tunisian male older adult patients.
doi:10.9790/0853-13557478 fatcat:4zypvpplrnchxomqwww56wl6yq