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Two-year balance training program effective in preventing injurious falls in elderly women

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November 2015

Two-year balance training program effective in preventing injurious falls in elderly women

Vol: 4| Issue: 11| Number:13| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effectiveness of two year balance training programme on prevention of fall induced injuries in at risk women aged 75-85 living in community: Ossébo randomised controlled trial

BMJ. 2015 Jul 22;351:h3830

Contributing Authors:
F El-Khoury B Cassou A Latouche P Aegerter MA Charles P Dargent-Molina

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706 elderly females with diminished balance and gait capacities were randomized to receive either a balance-focused exercise program, consisting of supervised small-group sessions and individually prescribed home exercises, or no exercise program. The purpose of the study was to determine how effective a balance retraining program would be in reducing injurious falls among these women over a 2 yea...

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