Adherence to group exercise interventions for the prevention of falls

Source: Journal of Physiotherapy, 2013, 59(2) p. 81-92

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Date of publication: June 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This systematic review looks at what factors are associated with older adults adhering to group exercise interventions to prevent falls, with a focus on the relationship between adherence and the efficacy of the intervention. Lower levels of adherence were associated with interventions with a duration of 20 or more weeks, two or fewer sessions per week or a flexibility component.

Length of publication: 11 pages

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