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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
Contractor: University of Warwick
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
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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