A 2016 publication documents positive outcomes of a Sumida TAKE10! trial study.
ILSI Japan adapted ILSI Research Foundation’s TAKE10! school-based nutrition and physical activity program to the needs of elderly residents of retirement homes and other communal-dwelling facilities. It is known as Sumida TAKE10! A 2016 publication in Japanese Journal of Public Health confirmed pre-trial studies showing Sumida TAKE10! improves:
- dietary habits
- physical activity
- life function
- self-rated health
- social interaction/activity
The paper is available online (in Japanese): Sumida TAKE10!
An English summary of the paper and other updates about TAKE10! for the elderly in Japan is on ILSI Japan’s website: Project PAN