Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner : An Exercise Program For The Aging Population
A thorough literature search is performed to explore research surrounding the topic area. The information analyzed gives insight into addressing the problem of the decrease in physical functioning with age, as well as successfully implementing an exercise program for the aging population.
Pain, Physical Performance and Quality of Life
In a study by Ueda, Shiba, & Watanabe (2015), they aimed to examine the relationships surrounding quality of life (QOL), physical pain, and physical performance in elderly people who continue to exercise voluntarily. The research involved 171 male and female participants who were surveyed and given physical function testing. It was discovered that among community-dwelling elderly who chose to exercise, those with lower back pain and knee pain had lower levels of physical…