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Volume:32 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12526
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Assessing the Effect of Exercise Intervention on Physical Function After Sustaining a Hip Fracture


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effect of exercise interventions in the early phase to improve physical function after hip fracture - A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Physiotherapy. 2020 Sep;108:90-97.

Contributing Authors: M Beckmann V Bruun-Olsen AH Pripp A Bergland T Smith KE Heiberg

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Synopsis

Nine studies (699) including patients with hip fractures were included in this meta-analysis comparing exercise interventions and control in the early post-fracture phase. The primary outcome of interest was physical function which was assessed using the Timed Up and Go (TUG) test, walking speed, endurance, and the Berg Balance scale. Furthermore, overall physical function outcome pooling all outc...

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