L H P Eggermont

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise, cognition and Alzheimer's disease: more is not necessarily better
    Laura Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:562-75. 2006
  2. pmc Physical activity and executive function in aging: the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1750-6. 2009
  3. pmc Tender point count, pain, and mobility in the older population: the mobilize Boston study
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Alzheimer s Disease Clinical and Research Program, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain 11:62-70. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Walking the line: a randomised trial on the effects of a short term walking programme on cognition in dementia
    L H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:802-4. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Observation of hand movements by older persons with dementia: effects on cognition: a pilot study
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:366-74. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Psychotropic medication use and cognition in institutionalized older adults with mild to moderate dementia
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:286-94. 2009
  7. pmc Comparing pain severity versus pain location in the MOBILIZE Boston study: chronic pain and lower extremity function
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Alzheimer s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:763-70. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Hand motor activity, cognition, mood, and the rest-activity rhythm in dementia: a clustered RCT
    Laura H P Eggermont
    VU University, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 196:271-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory but sedentary: impact on cognition and the rest-activity rhythm in nursing home residents with dementia
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P279-87. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Walking with a rollator and the level of physical intensity in adults 75 years of age or older
    Laura H Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:733-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise, cognition and Alzheimer's disease: more is not necessarily better
    Laura Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:562-75. 2006
    ..Further research is called for, in view of the limitations of the clinical studies reviewed here...
  2. pmc Physical activity and executive function in aging: the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1750-6. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Tender point count, pain, and mobility in the older population: the mobilize Boston study
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Alzheimer s Disease Clinical and Research Program, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain 11:62-70. 2010
    ..Both the manual tender-point exam and the McGill Pain Map may provide important yet different information about risks for mobility disability in older individuals...
  4. doi request reprint Walking the line: a randomised trial on the effects of a short term walking programme on cognition in dementia
    L H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:802-4. 2009
    ..Walking has proven to be beneficial for cognition in healthy sedentary older people. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a walking intervention on cognition in older people with dementia...
  5. doi request reprint Observation of hand movements by older persons with dementia: effects on cognition: a pilot study
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:366-74. 2009
    ..Hand movement observation activates mirror neurons, located in brain areas that are vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease. We examined the effects of hand movement observation on cognition in older persons with dementia...
  6. doi request reprint Psychotropic medication use and cognition in institutionalized older adults with mild to moderate dementia
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:286-94. 2009
    ..The present study examined the relationship between different types of psychotropic medication and specific cognitive functions in older people with dementia...
  7. pmc Comparing pain severity versus pain location in the MOBILIZE Boston study: chronic pain and lower extremity function
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Alzheimer s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:763-70. 2009
    ..This study compared measures of chronic pain, for example, number of pain sites and overall pain severity, in relation to lower extremity function in the older population...
  8. doi request reprint Hand motor activity, cognition, mood, and the rest-activity rhythm in dementia: a clustered RCT
    Laura H P Eggermont
    VU University, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 196:271-8. 2009
    ..Physical activity such as walking may exert a positive impact on cognition and behaviour in older persons with dementia, but due to the frailty of the population it may be worthwhile to consider other motor activities as well...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory but sedentary: impact on cognition and the rest-activity rhythm in nursing home residents with dementia
    Laura H P Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P279-87. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Walking with a rollator and the level of physical intensity in adults 75 years of age or older
    Laura H Eggermont
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:733-6. 2006
    ..To determine whether walking with a rollator by persons 75 years of age or older is of sufficient intensity to improve aerobic fitness...
  11. doi request reprint Quadriceps strength and executive functions in older women
    E J A Scherder
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89:458-63. 2010
    ..The clinical relevance of this question is that the m. quadriceps can still be trained in older people and executive functions are the most vulnerable to processes of aging...
  12. pmc Lower-extremity function in cognitively healthy aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease
    Laura H Eggermont
    Alzheimer s Disease Clinical and Research Program, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:584-8. 2010
    ..To examine differences in lower-extremity function in cognitive healthy older persons, older persons with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and older persons with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...