Effect of therapeutic horseback riding on balance in community-dwelling older adults with balance deficits.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Falls are an important cause of morbidity in older adults. Equine-assisted activities including therapeutic riding (TR) benefit balance and neuromuscular control in patients with neurological disabilities but have not been systematically studied in older adults at greater risk for falls due to balance deficits. The effect of an 8-week TR program… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/acm.2012.0642

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