Physical Exercise Improves Balance and Reduces Odds of Falls in the Elderly
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OrthoEvidence. Physical Exercise Improves Balance and Reduces Odds of Falls in the Elderly. ACE Report. 2020;9(10):10. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12359
The Effects of Physical Exercise on Balance and Prevention of Falls in Older People: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.J Clin Med. 2020 Aug 11;9(8):2595.
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Sixteen randomized controlled trials including 2960 elderly patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing physical exercise and control for the improvement of balance performance and for the reduction of falls. Pooled outcomes of interest included the Timed Up and Go (TUG) test, the Berg Balance Score (BBS), the Falls Efficacy Scale (FES), the Activities-Specific Balance Confidence (ABC) ...
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