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J Zhejiang Univ (Med Sci)  2022, Vol. 51 Issue (1): 38-46    DOI: 10.3724/zdxbyxb-2021-0312
Research progress on multicomponent physical exercise for patients with neurocognitive impairment
JIN Qun1,2,HUANG Lihua1,*()
1. Nursing Department, the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310003, China;
2. Psychiatric Department, the Third Hospital of Quzhou, Quzhou 324000, Zhejiang Province, China
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Neurocognitive impairment is a group of clinical syndromes characterized by impaired cognitive function and decreased motor ability. Non-pharmacological interventions such as physical exercise have advantages in the treatment of patients with neurocognitive impairment. Multicomponent exercise is a combination of various physical exercises, including strength training, endurance training, balance training and flexibility training, that can improve gait, balance and cardiopulmonary function by increasing muscle mass, strength and endurance in people with neurocognitive impairment, while also reducing the risk of falls in elders. This article reviews the benefits of multicomponent exercise for patients with neurocognitive impairment and its evaluation methods; also describes 4 intervention programs and their clinical application, to provide evidence for clinical practice and promote the application of multicomponent exercise in patients with neurocognitive impairment.

Key wordsNeurocognitive impairment      Non-pharmacological intervention      Multicomponent physical exercise      Exercise therapy      Review     
Received: 16 October 2021      Published: 17 May 2022
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JIN Qun,HUANG Lihua. Research progress on multicomponent physical exercise for patients with neurocognitive impairment. J Zhejiang Univ (Med Sci), 2022, 51(1): 38-46.

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Table 1 Evaluation method of multicomponent motor intervention in patients with neurocognitive impairment
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