Specific effects of balance and gait exercises on physical function among the frail elderly.

@article{Hiroyuki2003SpecificEO,
  title={Specific effects of balance and gait exercises on physical function among the frail elderly.},
  author={Shimada Hiroyuki and Yasushi Uchiyama and Shuichi Kakurai},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={472-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the specific effects of balance and gait exercises among frail elderly individuals. DESIGN A randomized three-group parallel controlled study. SETTING Geriatric health services facility in Japan. SUBJECTS Thirty-four frail elderly subjects attending the care facility were randomized into a control group, an exercise group with emphasis on balance or an exercise group with emphasis on gait re-education. INTERVENTIONS The two exercise groups received balance or gait… CONTINUE READING
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