Funding for this research was provided by:
Forte: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working and Welfare
the Promobilia Foundation
the Swedish Dementia Association
Health and Family Planning Commission of Sichuan Province
the County Council of Västerbotten
the Umeå University Foundation for Medical Research
the Swedish Alzheimer Foundation
the Foundation of Gamla Tjänarinnor.
Received: 7 October 2020
Accepted: 11 May 2021
First Online: 2 June 2021
: The Regional Ethics Review Board of Umeå, Sweden, approved the study (Ref. no.: 2015–293-31 M, 2015–450-32 M), including the informed consent procedure. The participants were given written and oral information about the study, and informed that participation was voluntary and could be discontinued at any time without the need to provide a reason. Included participants gave verbal consent to participate, which was confirmed verbally by their next of kin and documented.
: Not applicable.
: HL and NL developed and have received royalties for the weighted belt used in the exercise program. All other authors declare no conflict of interest.