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Physical activity interventions for treatment of social isolation, loneliness or low social support in older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials



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  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
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  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2017
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    8/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Not yet available
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    No specific country focus
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
    Community
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Other social services
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How services are designed to meet citizens’ needs
    Group services
    Implementation strategies
    Citizen-targeted strategy
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Shvedko A, Whittaker AC, Thompson JL, Greig CA. Physical activity interventions for treatment of social isolation, loneliness or low social support in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 2018;34:128-137.
  • DOI
    10.1016/j.psychsport.2017.10.003

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