Karin M Volkers

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impoverished environment, cognition, aging and dementia
    Karin M Volkers
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, VU University, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Neurosci 22:259-66. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Lower limb muscle strength (LLMS): why sedentary life should never start? A review
    Karin Mariƫlle Volkers
    VU University, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:399-414. 2012
  3. pmc The effect of regular walks on various health aspects in older people with dementia: protocol of a randomized-controlled trial
    Karin M Volkers
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 11:38. 2011

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Impoverished environment, cognition, aging and dementia
    Karin M Volkers
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, VU University, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Neurosci 22:259-66. 2011
    ..In conclusion, older people, especially those that have been institutionalized, have poor levels of physical and social activity, which in turn has a negative impact on cognitive functioning...
  2. doi request reprint Lower limb muscle strength (LLMS): why sedentary life should never start? A review
    Karin Mariƫlle Volkers
    VU University, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:399-414. 2012
    ..In conclusion, to obtain a high amount of LLMS during aging, it is important to achieve and maintain a high level of HPA with mainly muscle-strengthening activities...
  3. pmc The effect of regular walks on various health aspects in older people with dementia: protocol of a randomized-controlled trial
    Karin M Volkers
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 11:38. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of walking regularly on physical functioning, the progressive cognitive decline, level of depression, anxiety, rest-activity rhythm, QoL, ADL and pain in older people with dementia...