Effectiveness of simple balancing training program in elderly patients with history of frequent falls

@inproceedings{Kuptniratsaikul2011EffectivenessOS,
  title={Effectiveness of simple balancing training program in elderly patients with history of frequent falls},
  author={Vilai Kuptniratsaikul and Rungnirand Praditsuwan and Prasert Assantachai and Teerada Ploypetch and Suthipol Udompunturak and Julaporn Pooliam},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the effectiveness of simply-performed balancing exercises in fall prevention. DESIGN Pre- and post-trial. SETTING University hospital from January 2009 to May 2010. PARTICIPANTS Elderly with falls in the previous year. INTERVENTION Simple balancing exercise was performed at home every day and was recorded in the booklet. MEASUREMENTS New falling events and a battery of balancing abilities including the Timed Up and Go Test (TUGT), chair stand, functional reach, and… CONTINUE READING
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