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Comment on “Multicomponent or Resistance Training for Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis”

Published:September 16, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2022.08.002
      We read a recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association by Pinheiro et al.
      • Pinheiro É.P.
      • Cavalheiro do Espírito Santo R.
      • Peterson Dos Santos L.
      • et al.
      Multicomponent or resistance training for nursing home residents: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
      The results of this meta-analysis suggest that multicomponent exercise and resistance training can improve physical performance in institutionalized older adults. However, several issues deserve further discussion with the authors.
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      References

        • Pinheiro É.P.
        • Cavalheiro do Espírito Santo R.
        • Peterson Dos Santos L.
        • et al.
        Multicomponent or resistance training for nursing home residents: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
        J Am Med Dir Assoc. Published online August 12, 2022; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2022.06.009
        • Deeks J.J.
        • Higgins J.P.T.
        • Altman D.G.
        Chapter 10: Analysing data and undertaking meta-analyses.
        in: Higgins J.P.T. Thomas J. Chandler J. Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions (version 6.3, updated February 2022). Cochrane. 2022

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