[Effect of physical training on postural control of elderly].

  title={[Effect of physical training on postural control of elderly].},
  author={Itshak Melzer and Nissim Benjuya and Jacob Kaplanski},
  volume={144 12},
  pages={839-44, 911}
BACKGROUND Preservation of balance in the elderly is fundamental to maintaining functional independence. Balance impairments have a tremendous impact on health care costs and quality of life. Fall prevention programs are an important health strategy, consequently there is a general need to develop effective and practical exercise programs that improve balance in the elderly. OBJECTIVE To explore whether stability can be improved through exercise in inactive old subjects and to determine… CONTINUE READING
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