Tag: APA

 

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]