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 effects of video observation of chewing during lunch on masticatory ability, food intake, cognition, activities of daily living, depression, and quality of life in older adults with dementia: a study protocol of an adjusted randomized controlled trial
    Johanna G Douma
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 16:37. 2016
  4. 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
  5. pmc The effects of observation of walking in a living room environment, on physical, cognitive, and quality of life related outcomes in older adults with dementia: a study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Johanna G Douma
    VU University, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 15:26. 2015
  6. ncbi request reprint The intensity of chair-assisted exercises in cognitively healthy older adults
    Karin M Volkers
    Dept of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Aging Phys Act 21:260-71. 2013

Collaborators

  • Richard H M Goossens
  • Johanna G Douma
  • Erik J A Scherder
  • Pieter Jelle Vuijk
  • Marieke H Sonneveld
  • Jelle Pieter Vuijk

Detail Information

Publications6

  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 effects of video observation of chewing during lunch on masticatory ability, food intake, cognition, activities of daily living, depression, and quality of life in older adults with dementia: a study protocol of an adjusted randomized controlled trial
    Johanna G Douma
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 16:37. 2016
    ..Secondary, the intervention is hypothesized to have beneficial effects on food intake, cognition, activities of daily living, depression, and quality of life...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc The effects of observation of walking in a living room environment, on physical, cognitive, and quality of life related outcomes in older adults with dementia: a study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Johanna G Douma
    VU University, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 15:26. 2015
    ..Secondary, effects on cognition and quality of life related factors will be examined...
  6. ncbi request reprint The intensity of chair-assisted exercises in cognitively healthy older adults
    Karin M Volkers
    Dept of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Aging Phys Act 21:260-71. 2013
    ..This study examined whether 1 session of 30 min of chair-assisted exercises for the elderly meets this intensity criterion...