Exercise during hemodialysis : the intradialytic zumba gold

Bennett, Paul, Corradini, AnnMarie, Ockerby, Cherene and Cossich, Tania 2012, Exercise during hemodialysis : the intradialytic zumba gold, Nephrology news and issues, vol. 26, no. 9, pp. 31-32.

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Title Exercise during hemodialysis : the intradialytic zumba gold
Author(s) Bennett, Paul
Corradini, AnnMarie
Ockerby, Cherene
Cossich, Tania
Journal name Nephrology news and issues
Volume number 26
Issue number 9
Start page 31
End page 32
Total pages 2
Publisher N N & I, Inc.
Place of publication Scottsdale, Ariz.
Publication date 2012-08
ISSN 0896-1263
1944-7493
Keyword(s) dialysis
lower exercise capacity
deconditioning
reduced quality of life
Zumba Gold
Summary People requiring dialysis have a lower exercise capacity than the non-ESRD population. Lower exercise capacity is associated with deconditioning, which leads to a reduced quality of life and increased risk of injury. Low-impact exercise programs during dialysis have been found to be safe and beneficial for this group. In addition, intradialytic exercise can alleviate the boredom of receiving dialysis, creating an exercise-focused positive environment in the dialysis center. Increased physical activity may influence people's physical function and confidence, which may further encourage patient empowerment.
Language eng
Field of Research 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Socio Economic Objective 920210 Nursing
HERDC Research category C2 Other contribution to refereed journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30047345

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Nursing and Midwifery
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