Tag: activités physiques adaptées


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 […]

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 […]

Three months water aerobics do not cure rheumatoid arthritis

 A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of a three-month aerobics program in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. A randomized controlled trial of German Bilberg and colleagues, published in the journal Rheumatology in 2005, evaluates the effectiveness of a program of aerobics three months compared to a control group on the quality of life, aerobic capacity and […]

Anti-inflammatory effect of a diet associated with physical activity

A clinical trial verifies the effectiveness of a supervised program of physical activity and physical activity plus dietary Association on reducing inflammation in the elderly overweight and obese. A randomized controlled trial of English Beavers and colleagues, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society in 2013, evaluates the efficacy over 18 months of physical […]

All physical activities are not equal during chemotherapy

  A clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of two types of physical activity programs on fitness, fatigue, quality of life and the rate of implementation of the programmed chemotherapy in patients treated for breast cancer or colon. A Dutch randomized controlled trial of van Waart and his colleagues, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology […]

Engage to regular exercise

 A meta-analysis compared the efficacy of programs to motivate sedentary individuals to engage and maintain healthy physical activity. The English meta-analysis of Foster and colleagues published in the journal Cochrane Collaboration in 2009 compared, on the basis of 29 randomized controlled trials, different intervention strategies that engage physical activity in sedentary adults. The main result […]

Treating Type 2 Diabetes with Adapted Physical Activity

  A meta-analysis summarizes the results of all randomized controlled trials published in the literature on the efficacy of exercise in managing Type 2 Diabetes. This Australian meta-analysis published by Thomas and colleagues in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews journal in 2009 assessed the benefits of adapted physical activity programs spanning 2 to 6 […]

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 […]