Aquatic Exercise Improves Function & Quality of Life in Elderly with MSDs at Risk of Falls with Time
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OrthoEvidence. Aquatic Exercise Improves Function & Quality of Life in Elderly with MSDs at Risk of Falls with Time. ACE Report. 2021;10(2):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12964
Aquatic exercise improves functional capacity, perceptual aspects, and quality of life in older adults with musculoskeletal disorders and risk of falling: A randomized controlled trial.Exp Gerontol. 2020 Dec;142:111135.
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One hundred and forty-five elderly patients with musculoskeletal disorders at a moderate-to-high risk of falling were randomized to receive a 16 week aquatic exercise program (n=75) or no intervention (n=70) in order to improve function and their quality of life. Moreover, outcomes of interest included upper and lower body strength and flexibility tests, functional mobility tests, balance, pain pe...
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