Motivation: The general motivation of the project is to evaluate the impact of workout programs dedicated to elderly people.
Project: This project aims at evaluating the workout programs offered by the social enterprise SIEL-BLEU to ageing residents in nursing homes, thanks to the Danone Fund for the Ecosystem. The project is based on a randomized experiment protocol. The objective is to evaluate the impact of the workout programs carried out by SIEL BLEU on the quality of life of residents in nursing houses, as well as on their physical and cognitive abilities. It also aims at evaluating the impact on the quality of life at work of the medical staff.
Funding: The project is funded by the Fonds Danone pour l’Ecosystème (i.e. the Danone fund for the Ecosystem).
Researchers: The researchers involved in the project are Claudia Senik and Carine Milcent (PSE), Mathieu de Stampa (Hopital Sainte Perine) and Chloé Gerves (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique).
- PSE Working paper n°2021-16 : “Happier Elderly Residents. The positive impact of physical activity on objective and subjective health condition of elderly people in nursing homes. Evidence from a multi-site randomized controlled trial“
- Download the IPP Policy Brief n°16: “An evaluation of a physical activity programme designed for elderly people“
- Download the January 2015 IPP Report (in French)