Changes in postural balance in frail elderly women during a 4-week visual feedback training: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Sihvonen2004ChangesIP,
  title={Changes in postural balance in frail elderly women during a 4-week visual feedback training: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Sanna E Sihvonen and Sarianna Sipil{\"a} and Pertti A Era},
  journal={Gerontology},
  year={2004},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={87-95}
}
BACKGROUND Balance training programs have not shown consistent results among older adults, and it remains unclear how different training methods can be adapted to frail elderly people. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a 4-week visual feedback-based balance training on the postural control of frail elderly women living in residential care homes. METHODS Elderly women of two residential care facilities were randomized to an exercise group (EG, n = 20) and… CONTINUE READING

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