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Dance therapy combined with patient education improves quality of life of persons with obesity: A pilot feasibility study for a randomised controlled trial

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Müller-Pinget, Solange
Punt, Ilona
Ballif, Aurélie
Published in Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. 2017, vol. 11, no. 1, p. 79-87
Abstract Objective: to assess the effect of dance therapy combined with patient education on quality of life, functional capacity (lower limb power and endurance) and physical activity level in obese individuals. Methods: 33 obeses patients were randomised to a control group (structured patient education ambulatory program), and 34 to an intervention group (structured patient education ambulatory program combined with weekly sessions of dance therapy). Patients'quality of life, physical function and physical activity level were assessed at baseline and after 16 weeks...
Keywords ObésitéDanse-thérapieActivité physiqueQualité de vieCapacités fonctionnelles.
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Research group Education thérapeutique du patient, diabète et obésité (600)
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ALLET, Lara et al. Dance therapy combined with patient education improves quality of life of persons with obesity: A pilot feasibility study for a randomised controlled trial. In: Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, 2017, vol. 11, n° 1, p. 79-87. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2016.03.005 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:112321

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