Falls prevention over 2 years: a randomized controlled trial in women 80 years and older.

@article{Campbell1999FallsPO,
  title={Falls prevention over 2 years: a randomized controlled trial in women 80 years and older.},
  author={A. John Campbell and M. Clare Robertson and Melinda M Gardner and Robyn Norton and David M. Buchner},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={
          513-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND after 1 year, a home-based programme of strength and balance retraining exercises was effective in reducing falls and injuries in women aged 80 years and older. The exercise programme had been individually prescribed by a physiotherapist during the first 2 months of a randomized controlled trial. OBJECTIVE we aimed to assess the effectiveness of the programme over 2 years. SUBJECTS women from both the control group and the exercise group completing a 1-year trial (213 out of the… Expand
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