Functional improvement in older adults after a pilot study

Source: The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2013, 1 (2)

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Date of publication: February 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This pilot study saw six elderly men and women participating in a six week exercise and education programme created to reduce the risk of falls. Evaluations were made at the beginning and end of the pilot to test functioning physical status, balance, distance walked in 6 minutes and physical quality of life. The evidence obtained warrants a larger follow-up study.

Length of publication: 12 pages

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