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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:244 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #3103
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Short-term proprioceptive benefits with sensory-specific balance training in older adults


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OrthoEvidence. Short-term proprioceptive benefits with sensory-specific balance training in older adults. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):244. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/3103

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Sensory-specific balance training in older adults: effect on proprioceptive reintegration and cognitive demands

Phys Ther. 2007 Oct;87(10):1274-83. Epub 2007 Jul 17

Contributing Authors: KP Westlake EG Culham

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Synopsis

36 healthy older adult patients were randomized to undergo either sensory-specific balance training or education on fall prevention. This study examined the effects of these interventions on improving proprioception and the primary outcome was a Center-of-pressure (COP) velocity change score. The results indicated that older adults that participated in sensory-specific balance exercise programs ha...

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