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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #5720
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Physical therapist-administered group-based exercise: effective fall prevention treatment


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The effectiveness of physical therapist-administered group-based exercise on fall prevention: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2013 Oct-Dec;36(4):182-93

Contributing Authors: JT Martin A Wolf JL Moore E Rolenz A DiNinno JC Reneker

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Synopsis

10 RCTs or clinical trials comparing physical therapist-developed or supervised group exercise to a control with no intervention or a traditional individual physiotherapy intervention were analyzed in this systematic review investigating fall prevention, in terms of patient outcomes. Results that were summarized within this review indicated that group based-exercise is an effective way to prevent ...

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