Effects of an Evidence-Based Falls Risk-Reduction Program on Physical Activity and Falls Efficacy among Oldest-Old Adults

@inproceedings{Cho2014EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an Evidence-Based Falls Risk-Reduction Program on Physical Activity and Falls Efficacy among Oldest-Old Adults},
  author={Jinmyoung Cho and Matthew Lee Smith and SangNam Ahn and Keonyeop Kim and Bernard Appiah and Marcia G Ory},
  booktitle={Front. Public Health},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The current study was designed to examine changes in falls efficacy and physical activities among oldest-old and young-old participants in a falls risk-reduction program called a matter of balance/volunteer lay leader model. DESIGN AND METHODS An oldest-old group (aged 85 years and older; n = 260) and a young-old group (aged between 65 and 84 years old; n = 1,139) in Texas with both baseline and post-intervention measures were included. Changes in Falls Efficacy Scale… CONTINUE READING
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