The effects of walking on frailty, cognitive function and quality of life among inactive older adults in Saudi Arabia: A randomized control trial by comparing supervised group-based intervention and non-supervised individual-based intervention

  • 段艷平, Yanping (PI)
  • AlMarzooqi, Mezna A. (CoI)
  • Rhodes, Ryan E. (CoI)
  • Zhang, Chun-Qing (CoI)

Project: Research project

Project Details


This study will apply a three-group (2 intervention groups and 1 control group), double-blinded, randomized controlled trial (RCT) to examine the effect of different forms of walking interventions on Saudi Arabia older adults’ frailty, cognitive function and quality of life immediately after a 16-week intervention, as well as the residual effects 12 weeks after completion of the interventions.
Effective start/end date1/01/2231/08/24

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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