Do exercise interventions prevent falls injuries in older community-based people?

Source: BMJ, 2013, Vol 347

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Date of publication: October 2013 (online)

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study looked into fall prevention exercise interventions and how effective they are in preventing different types of fall-related injury. It found that exercise programmes to prevent falls in older adults also seem to prevent injuries caused by falls. This also reduces the rate of falls leading to medical care.

Length of publication: 13 pages

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