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Table 1 Description of the intervention

From: A multicomponent exercise intervention to improve physical functioning, cognition and psychosocial well-being in elderly nursing home residents: a study protocol of a randomized controlled trial in the PROCARE (prevention and occupational health in long-term care) project

ProgramWeek
1–4
Week
5–8
Week
9–12
Week
13–16
Mobilisation and warm-upe.g., range of motion exercises for the wrists, hip, shoulders, knees, and anklesCf. week 1–4Cf. week 1–4Cf. week 1–4
Coordination, balance, and cognitive exercisese.g., standing balance, bodyweight shifting, motivational cognitive-motor games with group interaction including balls and scarfse.g., standing balance, bodyweight shifting, motivational cognitive-motor games with group interaction including balls and scarfse.g., standing balance with feet together, side-by-side, bodyweight shifting, motivational cognitive-motor games with group interaction including balls and scarfse.g., standing balance with feet together, side-by-side, semi-tandem, tandem, standing on one leg, bodyweight shifting, motivational cognitive-motor games with group interaction including balls and scarfs
Dual-task walking exercises (endurance)150-180 m e.g., brisk walking, starting, stopping, avoiding obstacles, turns180-240 m e.g., brisk walking, starting, stopping, avoiding obstacles, turns240-300 m e.g., brisk walking, starting, stopping, avoiding obstacles, turns, dual-task conditions e.g., carrying a cup, repeating rows of numbers, paying attention to signs300-330 m e.g., brisk walking, starting, stopping, avoiding obstacles, turns, dual-task conditions e.g., carrying a cup, repeating rows of numbers, paying attention to signs
Calm downe.g., stretching and relaxing exercisesCf. week 1–4Cf. week 1–4Cf. week 1–4