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Older People's Exercise intervention in Residential and nursing Accommodation (OPERA)

Project title: Older People's Exercise intervention in Residential and nursing Accommodation (OPERA)

Call to action: 06/02 Group exercise for depression in older people in residential care

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Martin UnderwoodORCID

Lead Author: Professor Martin UnderwoodORCID

Contractor: University of Warwick

Cost: £1,957,884.00

Co-investigators: Dr Bart Sheehan, Ms Suzanne Parsons, Professor Anne Spencer, Professor Anne-Marie Slowther, Professor Margaret Thorogood, Professor Sandra Eldridge, Professor Sarah Lamb, Professor Scott Weich, Professor Stephanie Taylor.

Started: February 2008 | Status: Published May 2013

ISRCTN: 43769277

Study finds no evidence to support the use of a whole-home physical activity and moderate-intensity exercise programme to reduce depression in elderly care home residents.

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