Effects of training on balance performance and fear of falling

Source: International Journal of Gerontology, 2014, Vol 8 no 3 p. 143-146

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: September 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Balance is a major risk factor in falling and fear of falling, and exercise which challenges balance is the most effective intervention for preventing falls. This study described the effects of a simple home-based balancing training programme on measures of balance performances and fear of falling in community-based older Thai adults.

Length of publication: 3 pages

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