Rehabilitation of elderly fallers: pilot study of a low to moderate intensity exercise program.

@article{Means1996RehabilitationOE,
  title={Rehabilitation of elderly fallers: pilot study of a low to moderate intensity exercise program.},
  author={Kevin M Means and Daniel E Rodell and Patricia S O'Sullivan and L A Cranford},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1996},
  volume={77 10},
  pages={1030-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The role of exercise in the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries among elderly persons is unclear. The objective of this study was to assess the response to an exercise-based rehabilitation program intended to improve balance and mobility and reduce or prevent falls. DESIGN Pretest-posttest experimental design with repeated measures at baseline, immediately postintervention, and 6 months postintervention. To assess the effect of repeated exposure to our main outcome measure… CONTINUE READING

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