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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