A lower-limb training program to improve balance in healthy elderly women using the T-bow device.

@article{ChulviMedrano2009ALT,
  title={A lower-limb training program to improve balance in healthy elderly women using the T-bow device.},
  author={Iv{\'a}n Chulvi-Medrano and Juan Colado and C. Vila Pablos and Fernando Naclerio and Xavier Garcia-Mass{\'o}},
  journal={The Physician and sportsmedicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={127-35}
}
Ageing impairs balance, which increases the risk of falls. Fall-related injuries are a serious health problem associated with dependency and disability in the elderly and results in high costs to public health systems. This study aims to determine the effects of a training program to develop balance using a new device called the T-Bow. A total of 28 women > 65 years were randomly assigned to an experimental group (EG) (n = 18; 69.50 [0.99] years), or a control group (CG) (n = 10; 70.70 [2.18… CONTINUE READING