A Meta Analysis of the Effects of Physical Activity Programs in the Elderly with Disabilities

장애노인 신체활동 프로그램 효과에 대한 메타분석

  • Kim, Kyungjin (Korea Nazarene University Rehabilitation Sport Laboratory)
  • 김경진 (나사렛대학교 재활스포츠연구소)
  • Received : 2018.05.23
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28


The study conducted a meta analysis to identify the effects of physical activity programs for the elderly with disabilities. The 14 out of 177 studies, fulfilled the process and requirement, were selected for the Hedges'g, funnel plot, forest plot, Egger's regression test, trim-and-fill, fail-safe N. There were three conclusions based on the results. First, the physical activity was effective for the elderly with disabilities and showed good effects on the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains. Second, the physical activity programs of fundamental exercise skill, game and sport, and fitness exercise showed positive effects on the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains in the elderly with disabilities. Third, the fundamental exercise skill for the psychomotor domain, the game and sport for the cognitive domain, and the fitness exercise for the affective domain were the most effective for the elderly with disabilities.


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