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Vol:2 Issue:7 Number:38 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #5163
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Adapted physical activity improves balance, fall risk, QoL, and mobility in elderly women


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OrthoEvidence. Adapted physical activity improves balance, fall risk, QoL, and mobility in elderly women. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):38. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5163

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

Adapted physical activity is beneficial on balance, functional mobility, quality of life and fall risk in community-dwelling older women: a randomized single-blinded controlled trial

Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2013 Jun;49(3):301-10. Epub 2013 Mar 13

Contributing Authors: E Kovacs L Prokai L Meszaros T Gondos

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Synopsis

76 community-dwelling elderly women (older than 60 years) were randomized to undergo 25 weeks of Adapted Physical Activity (APA) programme or no exercise regimen, in order to study the feasibility and effectiveness of the APA programme on balance, functional mobility, quality of life, and incidence of falls. The post-intervention findings indicated improved static balance on one leg stance test, f...

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