A randomized controlled study investigating static and dynamic balance in older adults after training with Pilates.

@article{Bird2012ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled study investigating static and dynamic balance in older adults after training with Pilates.},
  author={Marie-Louise Bird and Keith D. Hill and James William Fell},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2012},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={
          43-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate effects of a Pilates intervention on balance and function in community-dwelling older (aged >60y) adults. DESIGN Randomized crossover study design lasting 16 weeks. SETTING University exercise clinic. PARTICIPANTS Ambulatory older community-dwelling adults (N=32) were recruited, and 27 (mean ± SD age, 67.3±6.5y) completed the program. INTERVENTION Participants were allocated to either 5 weeks of a group Pilates training intervention or 5 weeks of usual activity… CONTINUE READING
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