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An Adapted Physical Activity (APA) program improves the autonomy of people with Alzheimer’s disease sufferers

  A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of a tailored physical activity program (APA) Mobility base of people with Alzheimer’s disease. An American randomized controlled trial of Roach and his colleagues, published in the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy in 2011, compares the efficacy of a 4 month program of adapted physical activity (APA) based mobility program […]

Defining Adapted Physical Activity

Adapted Physical Activity (APA) “include all physical and sports activities for secondary or tertiary prevention, rehabilitation, post-rehabilitation, rehabilitation, education and social participation to people with chronic disease, disability and/or aging” (Ninot and Partyka, 2007). This professional activity is complementary to physiotherapy. The mission of a teacher in APA is to improve the internal resources to manage the […]

301 revues de littérature sur les INM publiées en 2019

Nous avons recensé toutes les revues narratives, les revues systématiques et les méta-analyses publiées dans une revue scientifique en 2019 sur les interventions non médicamenteuses (INM). 301 articles, ce n’est pas rien… Nous souhaitions connaître le nombre de revues narratives, de revues systématiques et de méta-analyses publiées dans la littérature internationale en 2019 sur les […]

Meta-analysis: essential for NPIs practice

Meta-analysis, an indispensable tool for understanding the benefits and risks of non-pharmacological interventions. More than 100 million Europeans are using alternative medicines according to the 2012 CAMBrella survey. The popularity of these medicines is growing as evidenced by bestsellers, magazine covers, television report hearings and Internet consultations. They are accessible everywhere, in hospitals, in city […]

Beyond Ambiguity about Physical Activity and Cancer Treatments

Lecture given on the occasion of the 12th Congress of Canceropole Grand Sud Ouest on 24th November 2016, Grande-Motte, France. More and more healthcare professionals and patients are using unconventional practices, also called . TheseNon-Pharmacological Interventions (NPIs) range from traditional biomedical solutions (such as drugs, implantable medical devices, surgery) to everyday consumer products. This scientific, ethical […]

Evidence Based Prevention

Lecture at Reavie Conference 2016, Cannes, France. The lecture details the reasons for the rise of non-pharm interventions during the current health care revolution. Research will play a major role in the next years to distinguish effective preventive interventions and those without health benefits and potential risk.   Sustainable actions of secondary and tertiary prevention inexorably through […]

Treating stress by an essential oil

A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of aromatherapy product based on Citrus aurantium on anxiety associated with childbirth. A randomized controlled trial of Iranian Namazi and colleagues, published in Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal in 2014, evaluates the effectiveness of Citrus aurantium oil on anxiety of women during the first stage of labor compared to […]

A health prevention program for young couples

A clinical trial testing the effectiveness and efficiency of health prevention efforts focused on physical activity and diet with people living in a relationship for less than two years. A randomized controlled trial of Australian Dzator and colleagues, published in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology in 2004, assesses the 12-month efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a primary prevention […]

Alleviate the symptoms of schizophrenia by the Therapeutic Garden

A meta-analysis evaluates the effectiveness of horticultural therapy and horticultural therapy for people with schizophrenia compared with standard care or other psychosocial interventions. A Chinese meta-analysis of Liu and colleagues published in the Cochrane Collaboration Review in 2014 examining the effectiveness of horticulture for people with schizophrenia compared to treatment and psychosocial interventions classic. The existence of […]

An adapted physical activity program treats sleep apnea

A clinical trial testing the effectiveness of a tailored physical activity program on the severity of apnea and sleep quality in patients of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). An American randomized controlled trial of Kline and colleagues, published in the journal Sleep in 2011, evaluates the effectiveness of an exercise program three months on reducing the severity […]