Effects of Dance Therapy on Cognitive and Mental Health in Adults Aged 55 Years and Older With Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

How effective are aerobic and dance exercises in combating cognitive decline? The ramifications of Dance Movement Interventions (DMI) offer enduring positive impacts for future research in clinical and rehabilitation practices related to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), and dementia. Dance interventions present minimal risks, with rare adverse outcomes and high adherence rates. Additionally, dancing proves to be an ecologically and culturally suitable activity, aligning with the physiological and psychological constraints of older individuals.

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