Strategies of stepping over obstacles: The effects of long-term exercise in older adults.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Stepping over obstacles challenges stability and is a leading cause of falls in older adult populations. As walking and Tai Chi (TC) exercise have been suggested practices for older adults for fall prevention, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the obstacle-crossing strategies of long-term TC practitioners and exercise walkers. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2011.04.008

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@article{Zhang2011StrategiesOS, title={Strategies of stepping over obstacles: The effects of long-term exercise in older adults.}, author={Cui Zhang and Dewei Mao and Jody L. Riskowski and Qipeng Song}, journal={Gait & posture}, year={2011}, volume={34 2}, pages={191-6} }