Effects of Three Types of Exercise Interventions on Healthy Old Adults’ Gait Speed: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Hortobgyi2015EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of Three Types of Exercise Interventions on Healthy Old Adults’ Gait Speed: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Tibor Hortob{\'a}gyi and Melanie Lesinski and Martijn G{\"a}bler and Jessie VanSwearingen and Davide Malatesta and Urs Granacher},
  booktitle={Sports medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Habitual walking speed predicts many clinical conditions later in life, but it declines with age. However, which particular exercise intervention can minimize the age-related gait speed loss is unclear. PURPOSE Our objective was to determine the effects of strength, power, coordination, and multimodal exercise training on healthy old adults' habitual and fast gait speed. METHODS We performed a computerized systematic literature search in PubMed and Web of Knowledge from January… CONTINUE READING
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