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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and intervention details of included studies

From: Effects of physical activity and exercise on the cognitive function of patients with Alzheimer disease: a meta-analysis

Author Year Country Sample size Age (Mean±SD) Intervention type Minutes per session Hours per week Days per week Duration Intensity
IG IG IG CG
Laís Fajersztajn 2008 Brazil 5 5 78.40 (6.43) 76.40 (7.50) function-task physical activity 60 1 1 12 moderate
Massimo Venturelli 2011 Italy 12 12 83.00 (6.00) 85.00 (5.00) exercise (walking) 30 2 4 24 moderate
Anthea Vreugdenhil 2012 Australia 20 20 73.50 (-----) 74.70 (-----) daily exercises and walking 30 2.2 7 16 moderate
Cynthia Arcoverde 2013 Brazil 10 10 78.50 (-----) 79.00 (-----) treadmill walking 30 1 2 12 moderate
Wang Ying 2014 China 13 26 71.60 (5.80) 70.60 (8.40) daily exercises and walking 30 1.5 3 12 moderate
Wang Shiyan 2014 China 24 24 70.29 (7.25) 71.10 (8.16) cycle ergometer exercise 40 2 3 12 moderate
Wang Wei 2014 China 30 30 71.19 (7.04) 70.04 (8.09) aerobic exercise 40 2 3 24 moderate
Kunze M 2015 Germany 15 15 72.40 (4.34) 70.67 (5.41) physical activity 30 1.5 3 12 moderate
Kristine Hoffmann 2015 Denmark 107 93 69.80 (7.40) 71.30 (7.30) aerobic exercise 60 3 3 16 moderate to high
Si-YuYang 2015 China 25 15 72.00 (6.69) 71.92 (7.28) aerobic exercise 40 2 3 12 moderate
Yan Lanyun 2015 China 18 18 72.10 (6.10) 70.60 (6.30) aerobic exercise 30 1 2 24 moderate
Mu Haiyan 2016 China 39 39 72.90 (5.36) 73.69 (4.56) brisk walking 60 3 3 16 moderate
Liu Yin 2017 China 24 24 70.90 (9.20) 70.30 (7.70) aerobic exercise 40 2 3 12 moderate
  1. SD standard deviation, IG intervention group, CG control group. ----- data not available