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Volume:35 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13573
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Pilates Training vs General Exercise for Fall Prevention in Healthy Individuals >55 Years Old


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OrthoEvidence. Pilates Training vs General Exercise for Fall Prevention in Healthy Individuals >55 Years Old. ACE Report. 2021;35(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13573

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

Physical exercise and prevention of falls. Effects of a Pilates training method compared with a general physical activity program: A randomized controlled trial

Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Apr 2;100(13): e25289.

Contributing Authors: A Patti D Zangla FN Sahin S Cataldi G Lavanco A Palma F Fischietti

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Synopsis

Forty-six healthy elderly patients were randomized to receive 13 weeks of either Pilates training (n=23) or general exercise training (n=23) for the improvement of physical ability and reduction of fall risk. Outcomes of interest included the hand grip test for strength, the Berg Balance Scale, and posturography analyses via the Romberg test with the eyes open (length of sway path; ellipse surface...

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