La psicomotricidad en el mantenimiento de funciones cognitivo-motoras de adultos mayores con deterioro cognitivo leve

Journal Title: Revista Científica Retos de la Ciencia - Year 2021, Vol 5, Issue 11

Abstract

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is major cognitive disorders present in older adults; the increase in population with this diagnosis is an alarming reality, as well as the evolution of DCL to dementia. Mental and motor functions in adults with DCL could be maintained by performing cognitively stimulating activities and motor. This study aims to determine the effectiveness of a psychomotor program in the maintenance of cognitive and motor functions of older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Eleven patients diagnosed with MCI were evaluated by means of three batteries, both their cognitive and motor functions, this before and after the application of the Psychomotor Program; it consisted of a total of 24 sessions. The results of the initial and final evaluations obtained were analyzed and compared and the effectiveness of the program was verified by obtaining the arithmetic mean and the standard deviation of the results. The cognitive and motor functions of older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) improved with the application of the psychomotor program.

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Camila Pozo Cevallos Silvio Fonseca Bautista

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  • EP ID EP697521
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.53877/rc.5.11.20210701.01
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Camila Pozo Cevallos Silvio Fonseca Bautista (2021). La psicomotricidad en el mantenimiento de funciones cognitivo-motoras de adultos mayores con deterioro cognitivo leve. Revista Científica Retos de la Ciencia, 5(11), -. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-697521