Ramadan Fasting Effects on Postural Control in the Elderly: A Comparison Between Fallers and Non-fallers

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Our purpose was to compare the effects of Ramadan fasting on postural control in elderly fallers and non-fallers. The protocol involved twenty-four healthy old volunteer males divided into two groups: fallers (mean age = 75.43 ± 5.26 years, weight = 67.25 ± 5.30 kg and height = 1.65 ± 0.02 m) and non-fallers (mean age = 72.3 ± 6.42 years, weight = 65.5 ± 6… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10943-016-0323-7

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@article{Laatar2016RamadanFE, title={Ramadan Fasting Effects on Postural Control in the Elderly: A Comparison Between Fallers and Non-fallers}, author={Rabeb Laatar and Rym Baccouch and Rihab Borji and Hiba Kachouri and Haithem Rebai and Sonia Sahli}, journal={Journal of Religion and Health}, year={2016}, pages={1-13} }