The efficacy of a specific balance-strategy training programme for preventing falls among older people: a pilot randomised controlled trial.

@article{Nitz2004TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of a specific balance-strategy training programme for preventing falls among older people: a pilot randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Jennifer C. Nitz and Nancy L Low Choy},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2004},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={52-8}
}
BACKGROUND older people participate in exercise programmes to reduce the risk of falls but no study has investigated a specific balance strategy training intervention presented in a workstation format for small groups. OBJECTIVE to determine whether a specific balance strategy training programmeme delivered in a workstation format was superior to a community based exercise class programme for reducing falls. DESIGN a randomised controlled trial model. SETTING Neurological Disorders… CONTINUE READING

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