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Does Online "Working Out Work" as a Treatment and Prevention for Depression in Older Adults?


Abstract RESEARCH QUESTION: Does Online "Working Out Work" as a Treatment and Prevention for Depression in Older Adults? An Analysis of a Prescribed and Monitored Exercise Program Administered via the Internet for Senior Adults with Depression.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to investigate and access the effectiveness of an online prescribed and monitored exercise program for the treatment of depression in Older Adults. The Dependent Variable for the study is Depression. The Independent Variable for the study is the Effects of Exercise administered via the Internet and the population is geriatric adults defined as senior adults aged 50 and older. Depression is defined by Princeton University Scholars (Wordnet, 2006) as a mental st... (more)
Created Date 2011-05-02
Contributor Caballero-Garcia, Robelyn (Author) / Waldron, Kathleen (Thesis advisor) / College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Subject Depression / Senior Adults / Aging / Gerontology / Geriatrics / Exercise / Online Fitness / Internet / Telehealth / e-Health / Bio-gerentology / Behavioral Health / Health
Type Applied Capstone Project
Extent 33 pages
Language English
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Note Applied Capstone Project for Master of Science in Aging and Lifespan Development 2011
Collaborating Institutions ASU Library
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