Training of balance under single- and dual-task conditions in older adults with balance impairment.

@article{Silsupadol2006TrainingOB,
  title={Training of balance under single- and dual-task conditions in older adults with balance impairment.},
  author={Patima Silsupadol and Ka-Chun Siu and Anne Shumway-Cook and Marjorie Hines Woollacott},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={86 2},
  pages={269-81}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Traditionally, rehabilitation programs emphasize training balance under single-task conditions to improve balance and reduce risk for falls. The purpose of this case report is to describe 3 balance training approaches in older adults with impaired balance. CASE DESCRIPTIONS Three patients were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 interventions: (1) single-task balance training, (2) dual-task training under a fixed-priority instructional set, and (3) dual-task training under a… CONTINUE READING