International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064




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Review Papers | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024 | Rating: 4.7 / 10


Combined Effect of Aerobic and Strength-Based Exercise Program on Cognitive Function in Adults with Down Syndrome - A Narrative Review

Ekta [35] | Dimple Choudhry [4] | Manshi [13]


Abstract: Background: Down syndrome is the most common congenital chromosomal disorder that is always present with mental retardation. Down?s syndrome is characterized by abnormalities in learning, memory, and language that lead to mild-to profound impairment in intellectual functioning. Physical activity has an important role in the management of Down syndrome. Various studies have supported that Aerobic exercise improves both cognition and attention span in down syndrome. Objective: To find out the Combined effect of aerobic and strength-based exercise program on cognitive function in adults with Down Syndrome. Study selection: This narrative review is conducted on databases from Pub med, Google scholar, Research Gate and Cochrane library. This review included 6 studies on the Combined effect of aerobic and strength-based exercise program on cognitive function in adults with Down Syndrome. Conclusion: It is concluded that Combined effect of aerobic and strength-based exercise program effective in cognitive impairments in adults with Down syndrome.


Keywords: Down syndrome, Aerobic and strength-based exercise, Cognitive function


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,


Pages: 248 - 251


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